Monthly Archives: January 2018

National Plan for Vacation Day

Photocredit:Project: Time Off BY: RACHEL SMITH American journalist, Earl Wilson, hit the nail on the head when he said, “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” It’s impossible to put a price on the value of vacation time.  We need days off to enhance our relationships, to re-charge our...
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Growing up in Clear Lake

Photocredit:  My Phone - aren't they adorable??? BY: RACHEL SMITH   Being a transplant to Clear Lake, I often wonder what it’s like to be a kid in this town.  I can’t imagine growing up here, getting to spend every summer ‘at the lake’ simply because it’s home. I’ve learned, thanks to my children, that growing up in Clear...
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Lake Leadership Re-Wind

photocredit:  wisesnacks.com BY: RACHEL SMITH   So… as I’m working on a fun story about the young generation growing up in Clear Lake and what the Winter Dance Party means to them, my mind began to wander. SQUIRREL!! Yes, just like that.  Once upon a time, I had impeccable focus.   Then I added more writing to my life and, honestly,...
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