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The Link to Leisure

This is the final wrap-up post to celebrate the last Leisure Link. Today I feature all the bloggers who took the time to link-up for the last time! And the winner with the most clicks was… All in a Dad’s Work, with his post “We Hit the Trails.” Eric is a great dad who gives …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Autumn Edition

If we were having coffee, after a fun week of reading Halloween-themed blogs and posting a few of my own, I would tell you that it is nice to finally get into autumn mode. If we were having coffee I would offer you a wonderful pumpkin-spice flavored coffee, I found at Trader Joe’s. I add …

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The Long Leisure Link for Halloween

Week 11 of The Leisure Link was another record breaking week with 26 links. To those of you who share your posts on link-ups with hundreds of other links, this one may feel like “small potatoes,” to coin an odd phrase. Many thanks to my loyal Leisure Linkers for sharing your fab posts! The winner …

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Leisure’s Role in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Unless you live under a rock, you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know someone: a friend, colleague or family member who has been diagnosed with breast cancer? I do. Way too many. Do you know someone: a friend, colleague or family member who has died as a result of breast …

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The Leisure Link Week 9 Round-Up

After a nearly two-month break, The Leisure Link is back and brought together a new group of bloggers, and reunited other Leisure Linkers. This week’s link-up had 18 links and over 120 views. We had one clear winner….drum roll, please. The winner with the most clicks was LaNae Lein’s post “And Then I Fell in Love” …

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Time Out

The “tyranny of time.” That was the subject of last week’s lecture in my university classroom. I teach a general education class called “Leisure Lifestyle Development.” To introduce The Leisure Link link-up, I would like to start by discussing time as it relates to leisure. “Time is not only a container for leisure, but also what …

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The Leisure Link is Back October 1st

After a two-month hiatus, my link party, The Leisure Link re-opens on October 1st. I am so excited to host this link-up and I hope that you will join me and other bloggers who value leisure, recreation, the outdoors, hobbies and all things fun! "Leisure" is difficult to define, in fact, definitions differ among nearly …

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Coffee and the Art of Blogging

If we were having coffee today, I would tell you what a busy week this was for me. How do you like your coffee? I’m going with iced today, since we are still dealing with 90 degree days. Blogging 201 and Milestones If we were having coffee I would tell you that I just finished …

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The Leisure Link Final Round-Up

The last Leisure Link of the summer ended on August 1st. There were 25 links and over 100 views! All links were shared on my Pinterest Leisure Link Pin Board. Each week I feature the top two links. Because the Leisure Link is taking an August break into September, I am featuring ALL of the …

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Empty Hours Foster Creativity

In our busy lives, we often forget to take some quiet time for ourselves. By the way, sleeping does not count. I love this quote because it speaks to me. Each time I have partaken in a quiet leisure activity, even if it is just sitting and contemplating in a natural setting, creative energy flows …

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The Long Leisure Link #7

Happy Thursday! This is a reminder that The Leisure Link #7 is still live and will accept your wonderful posts about the fun activities you are doing through this Saturday. Please link-up and visit some of the links already there.

All linked posts will be featured on my blog next week and are all pinned to my Leisure Link Pinterest board.

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The-Leisure-LinkThe Leisure Link #6 had a nice variety of link-ups! Again, there was a tie for the most clicked! Here are the two featured posts. Please drop by their blogs and see what all the hub-bub is about!

Jodie’s Touch of Style shared her post “White for the Lower Half, Part 2” showcasing ways women over 50, 60, and 70 can wear white garments and look stylish and amazing!

Betty Louise at Idaho BlueBird Mysteries Galore and Photos shared her post “Travel Theme: Land Meets Water” with her colorful photos taken in California and beyond.

Congratulations and thank you for sharing your posts! Remember, all of your links are shared on my Leisure Link Pinterest board.


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Weekend Squared Coffee Share

If we were having coffee, I would share that my last two weeks were very eventful! But first, let me get you a nice cup of coffee or tea. I think I’ll have a caramel macchiato today. After a crazy weekend of watching a windsurfing competition and exhibition I felt exhausted. I didn’t really even …

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The Long Leisure Link #7

The Leisure Link #6 had a nice variety of link-ups! Again, there was a tie for the most clicked! Here are the two featured posts. Please drop by their blogs and see what all the hub-bub is about! Jodie's Touch of Style shared her post "White for the Lower Half, Part 2" showcasing ways women …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Half-Way There

If we were having coffee, I would sit for a while and chat with you about my last couple of weeks. How do you take your coffee or tea? Mine today will be medium Colombian roast with a nice dollop of Bailey’s Tiramisu creamer. In the states, we celebrated our nation’s 239th birthday on July …

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The New and Improved Leisure Link

With the Independence holiday behind me, I can go back to the care and feeding of The Leisure Link! I hope that you will consider joining the link-up if you haven't yet, or just come and re-join the party! During the summer, there are a lot more opportunities for leisure, whether it is playing golf, attending …

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