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Anyone who read this today will have no doubtably seen my 'woman' as opposed to 'women' slip - I apologize to my fellow grammar geeks. It was early this morning and I was very excited. (if you haven't seen it...too bad, it's already gone. Yippee for the edit feature)

Mosaic Minds, though, doesn't have the issues that my post seemed to!

It contains some wonderful stuff about life, how to cook, what craft to start, where zippers came from, what to do in cities around the world from Kiruna to Berlin, which movies to see and not see, which books to open and which books to close.

As my Feisty Friend said, so much to mention and the above is just a synopsis.

We are also gearing up for our second issue and will be taking submissions. The theme is Nostalgia and we're set to publish in March - check our site for deadlines.

And come on, who doesn't have a great story attached to our theme?

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On the $$$ note, the day job is going great. Although it is a bit tedious, I am working with a great group of people and hey, it's great to know you can make money and STILL have a good time at work.

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D booked the flights back to England today. We fly out in March. Wowee...I can't believe we're actually going again.

I felt kinda sad last night when we decided.

I think it was a harder decision to make then when we went the first time.

The first time, it was all new. All excitement. All adventure.

Now, I know the down sides.

The good sides outweigh them but that doesn't mean I'm not already thinking about what I will miss.

Customer service - people will just be friendly for the sake of being friendly and because the customer is always right. It's just in our blood.

Innovation - as great as tradition is, it just seems that there are things in England that will just stay that way because that is the way it has always been done.

Open minds - there just seemed to be more prejudices in the country. There was no such thing as politically correct. I'm not sure what's worse - People who act as though they are politically correct in social situations but behind closed doors are racist or being openly racist and really not giving a damn.

The former creates an environment where it is not acceptable to belittle or degrade another culture - kinda like it's not acceptable to come into working stinking drunk.

The latter creates a situation where you're bound to offend somebody but at least there is no pretentiousness or secrecy about it.

The jury is still out on that one.

I must remember, though, when we were leaving England in October, I was lamenting about all the things I would miss about the old place.

I'll keep those in my thoughts and remember that this is another good decision.

Another good adventure.

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