Merrily Orsini's

The insidious effects of the beginnings of a dementia

Things May Not Be What They, At First, Seem

Ah the insidious (sometimes) slow but devastating effects of aging. If you have a loved one who seems to be slipping mentally, that first realization is the beginning of the hardest part. The hardest part is in determining when is the person slipping mentally going to need help? Because, like[…]

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Conquering one step at a time

Continuing the Climb Together

Life is about experiencing many things, achieving multiple goals, continuously learning and conquering a variety of adversaries. Many years ago I took (twice) a course on Priority Management. My friend Niels Ewing taught it, and it was a great way to organize so as to meet greater goals. The premise[…]

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Orsini's First Business Coincided with the Anniversary of Mt St Helens

Happy Blow-Your-Top-Off Anniversary to Mt. St. Helens

Thirty-six years ago today, on May 18th 1980, Mt. St. Helens blew its top completely off. A friend of mine, living in Portland on a houseboat at the time, looked up to see a topless mountain where there once had been a pointed top.  Now this mighty mount is rumbling[…]

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Aretha Franklin had it right when she belted out “R.E.S.P.E.C.T., find out what it means to me”. There are so many aspects to the positive ramifications when respect is shown. And, defining how to show respect can cover many kinds and ways to show respect… of others. It is in[…]

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