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Groundhog Day, Superbowl Sunday, and My Book on Kindle!!!


She did it! My daughter’s book is now available on Kindle. Please hop over to Amazon and give it a read. Way to go, kiddo!

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I’m on tenterhooks here. My Broncos are playing the Seahawks this afternoon. I have so many people who are near and dear to me who live in Seattle these days, I’ll probably have to absent myself from social media for the duration of the game. :)

It may be Superbowl Sunday, but I am jumping around and completely excited because my ebook listed on Kindle TODAY!!!!


I know I’m not on any bestseller lists, and I know I am just starting this journey, but I feel so thrilled, every moment. This has always been my dream. Now I am living it.

I hope this Sunday brings victory to the Broncos, and rest and peace to all of you!

Happy Sunday Funday, and thank you for reading. Blessings to you all…

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Saturday, We Get Published!

Originally posted on bellesmots2000dotcom:

For those of you who do not know this, my partner, “Lara Croft the Tumour Raider” (haha) is Greek. Every month, on the very first day of the month, she and her entire family wish everyone “Kalo Mina.” Translated into English, this means “good month.” Or, maybe I’m mistranslating, and it should be the entire phrase “have a good month.” I don’t know, I speak French, not Greek.

Last month, on the 1st, I published my poetry collection. To all of you who have read it, I thank you! Today, I published my novel, “Blessings.” It’s scary. For those of you who follow me on Twitter (@bellesmots), I write a small poem – called #micropoetry – daily. There were several days where I wrote about nightmares and creepy, spooky stuff. That was all because I was writing my own supernatural mystery novel, and I was scaring myself.

Lara found it…

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 33 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

Last chance for Service Webinars in 2013

Don’t forget the webinars Tuesday and Wednesday the last opportunity for 2013

Labor Efficiency, Standard Jobs/Flat Rating, Shop Floor Scheduling, Standards of Performance.

Four content filled hours of learning. Check out www.rjslee.com for more information. To register go to aednet.org.

The time is now.


Parts Webinars

Don’t forget the webinars offered this coming week, the last of 2013. Instore Merchandising, Expediting and Purchasing, Best Practices, and Performance Standards. A one hour of cost effective concentrated learning opportunity. Check it out at either www.rjslee.com under the learning tab or at www.aednet.org.

The time is now.

Friday Filosophy v2013-45

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

The quality, not the longevity of one’s life is what is important.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

The time is now…..

Friday Filosophy v2013-44

Confidence is the companion of success.

Author Unknown

Humanity is never as beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.

Jean Paul

I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins.

Norman Lear

The time is now…..

Service Webinars

Don’t forget to register for the webinars on service department operations this week. One hour each and content filled. Inspections, Work Order Process, Labor Rates and the Service Organization are the topics. Go to www.aednet.org to register. The time is now.

A Shout Out to Angelina Jolie

This woman has made a statement for all human kind.


My wife and daughter have both been stricken and overcome this dreadful disease. My daughter asked her medical doctor to perform preventative surgery twice. On the cancer threat and the BRCA1 gene she inherited from my wife and her family the doctor played GOD and denied her. It was less than four years later that she found her cancer and had the surgeries and the chemotherapy. The chemotherapy at the least could have been avoided and the trauma and fear inflicted on her young children could have been avoided.

The medical and insurance communities need to grow up and not be smug about their role in the lives of their patients

Thank you Angelina.

The time is now.

Parts Pondering v2.4

The more things change the more they stay the same. A common expression isn’t it? Well I also want to repeat that “continuing to do what you have always done while expecting different results is insanity.” We seem to have reached a level of social equilibrium in our parts businesses. We are continuing to do the same things and the results continue to be the same.

Isn’t it time we break out into new things?

We need talented people – so provide them training. Classroom training, webinars, self-study programs – either on the internet or from books are available at your suppliers, your business associations and other professional sources. Are you taking advantage of them?

The time is now.

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