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Rebecca Thorsen



By Rebecca Thorsen / October 12, 2020

We’ve all seen them and some of us have them. I remember the first tattoo I ever saw: It was on my dad’s forearm, and it had the word ‘mother’ on it. The funny thing is I never asked him why he had it. As the years went by it started to fade and now […]


Don’t Let Them Get You Down.

By Rebecca Thorsen / October 1, 2020

Non Illegitimi Carborundum is my families’ motto. It is on my daughter’s college class rings as a reminder, “don’t let the bastards grind you down”. It is a bit of a mock-Latin aphorism, but it works! Everyday we have someone who wants to ‘grind’ us down, it’s just the way it is. We have two […]


Leaf Peepers

By Rebecca Thorsen / September 23, 2020

This past week Happy Hubby and I made a trip to West Virginia. When we left the leaves had that ‘look’, you know what I mean. Like something was about to happen. While, the trip home showed us what had happened. The leaves have begun to turn. Oh Happy Day! To celebrate I am reposting […]


Getting Jiggy With Your Bad Self

By Rebecca Thorsen / September 8, 2020

It is really important to let yourself have time to get jiggy. What I mean by this is many of us let are mind, body and spirit get bored. We need to give ourselves license to up and move any way we want. It might require you closing the door to your office, but after […]


Back to School

By Rebecca Thorsen / September 1, 2020

Since this year school for our children is anything but normal. I thought I would share my blog post from last year. I hope you all enjoy it. I also wish each and everyone of you a smooth transition to the abnormal that is the return to the academic year.    Many kids have already started back […]


Look At Your Business From All Angles

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 24, 2020

Whether you have a startup business or a business that you’re trying to pump some new life into it, make sure you look at it from every direction. Sometimes it’s as simple as shifting your contract. Looking at your customers from a difference point of view. Is it possible they may want your product in […]


Counting My Blessings

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 19, 2020

Over the past year my now ninety year old father experienced everything from a broken hip to recovery stay infection. Being the tough  guy he is, he managed the up hill fight and is still with us. That is why I am reposting ‘Counting my Blessings. Enjoy! This past week a high school classmate shared the […]


Mayonnaise Cake

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 19, 2020

My father’s favorite cake. He requests it for you ever Birthday. This wonderful man will turn 90 years old next year and I bet he’ll be having it for this birthday. Print Recipe Mayonnaise Cake Course Dessert Cuisine American Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 35-40 minutes Servings Ingredients 2 cups All-Purpose Flour1 1/2 cups […]


Never Be Afraid To Ask For Support!

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 11, 2020

Support comes in many forms. And all of them are necessary. Physical form can manifest itself in many ways. Those times when we are unwell and need to be assisted by others. The chicken soup and rides to appointments and such. You can also supports others with tasks. In the office there may be those […]


Blueberry Season in Maine

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 7, 2020

If you live here, have a cabin camp here, or just visit you know that August is Wild Blueberry month in the state of Maine. I am sure other states grow blueberries, but as a proud Mainer I must say the best blueberries grow in Maine. Now that I have my pride statement out of the […]

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