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Say it isn’t so … I’m not ready for summer to end

 I’m soooo not ready for fleece and socks    We scarcely have a month left here in Northern Nevada where we can jump into Lake Tahoe without our hearts stopping from the shock of ice-cold water. Yup, the end of … Continue reading

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Are Millennials “Short on Brains” or are We Too Old To Understand This Generation?

Will the casinos of today become irrelevant in the future?  Does it make sense to invest in this future customer now? Or is this discussion just a waste of time? The loud buzz at conferences and in gaming publications, is … Continue reading

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Special Tribute – What You Didn’t Know About Native American Code Talkers

Even Hitler feared their skill – how Native American’s used their own language to save lives in WWI and WWII Every Memorial Day, I have the privilege of writing for Raving Consulting and going off our gaming topic and honoring … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Fallen

I’ll never forget your smile: How we can honor the fallen and have compassion for our returning veterans this Memorial Day. It’s 1983, and a group of us teenagers are piled into the back of a small pickup truck. It’s … Continue reading

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You know it’s time for a change when even your underwear is too tight

  Fat Kid, Fat Adult; Overcoming three decades of misinformation — Part II Original published by Raving Consulting In PART I of this series, I covered introducing more “real food” into our diets, and how a history of comfort and … Continue reading

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The difference between laziness and fear – by Christine Motta Faria

The difference between laziness and fear I just emptied a few dishes out of the dishwasher, so I could fit the dirties in. How lazy is that? Jim is out-of-town again in East Jesus Nevada, gold mine #522, and I’ve logged another Jason … Continue reading

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The Utter Aloneness of Infertility

It’s been so long now, I can’t remember most of the drugs, the procedures, and even why I wanted to have a baby so badly. It took awhile, but I don’t cringe anymore when every conversation with a new acquaintance … Continue reading

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The Best Sex at Almost 50

Okay, my husband is turning 50 next year. I say to him, “I have never been with someone as old as you are.” He rolls his eyes. I still have YEARS before I’m at 50. But you know the stinky … Continue reading

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Winter storm or terrorist attack? Minimum preparedness for somewhat responsible adults by Christine Motta Faria

Winter storm or terrorist attack? Minimum preparedness for somewhat responsible adults I was starving when I remembered the earthquake stash in my car … The granola bars were bricks, the peanuts rancid and four years expired. Okay, I wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Won’t you please take me home tonight

Won’t you please take me home tonight… Her face rapturous. Her smile looks satisfied; her eyes close while her shoulders sway. I know all she wants is for him to look at her. To connect. To feel her passion. For him to know how much … Continue reading

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