Monthly Archives: March 2015

Body language, part one:

I went to a lecture that talked about body language. Here is some of the notes I took. The subject of body language is always fascinated me. This can be useful in giving speeches, writing characters and story telling. What … Continue reading

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Homeowner Association properties as an investment:

In 2013, I attended a workshop on different types of business ventures. Here are some of the things I learned about the business of HOA properties If you purchase get HOA property, it has to meet certain standards required by … Continue reading

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Get a grip on kindness:

The following object lesson is a response to request I got from my website: Quote: Hi Melva, I am a school counselor in XXX. I have been looking around on the internet for some ideas for object lessons on the … Continue reading

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Early Childhood conference. Weber State University

“40 years, Time Well Spent” Saturday March 28, 2015 3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah Welcome Presenters!  8:00 – 9:00 Registration (First floor of Shepard Union Building) 9:00 – 10:30 am – Welcome/Awards/ Keynote 10:30 – 11:00 am- Session 1 set … Continue reading

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Spelling Restaurant:

Bad: Resteraunt Good: Restaurant Are yoU going to Rant when you see an ANT in your food at a restAUR- ANTS. Not the best but I do have a hard time with the spelling. We’ll see if this helps.

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Defining your audience for storytelling:

This is the second half of the notes I had last week. Last week was about determining what kind of storytelling, or. This week is to determine who your audience is. You can determine your audience by imagining yourself performing … Continue reading

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When Doing Property Investments:

In 2013, I attended a workshop on different types of business ventures. Here are some of the things I learned about the business of properties If you are considering stopping either consider an exit strategy or perhaps work with an … Continue reading

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Using nature to teach important principals:

Sunday school lesson reminded us how often Christ used items of nature to teach less. For today’s object lesson I thought I’d expand on the concept. I hope this lesson can be of use to youth ministries, family devotionals, Sunday … Continue reading

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Writing retreats, summer 2015:

St. George, Utah Jul 06 – Jul 12 2015 and Jul 12 -18 2015

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Difference between Affect and Effect:

Affect = I remember I must act to achieve a goal thus A as in Action. Effect = I remember e as in the end result of what you did. Also in the alphabet a is before e and so … Continue reading

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