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This Week in Toastmasters: Mistakes

Look at the clock and scream out loud, “I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ALREADY 4:30! I HAVE TOO MUCH WORK TO GET DONE! AHHHHH!” It’s … THIS WEEK IN TOASTMASTERS!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, LAURA! Laura McCaffrey competed in the District 40 Speech Evaluation … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: Snow

Wrap yourself in a warm blanket, huddle up next to the fire and sip a tall glass of too-rich hot chocolate, it’s … THIS WEEK IN TOASTMASTERS I loved winter when I was a kid. I hate it now because … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: Chickens in Tulsa! Old Bald Cheaters! And the Meaning of Time and Existence

The New Year’s Eve celebrations are over and done with. Pull yourself out of that ditch, call your favorite cousin (the one with the crazy hair and the lazy eye) and ask him three very important questions: How did I … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: It’s the End of the World as We Know it (and I Feel Fine)

Put on a Cosby sweater, guzzle some egg nogg and see how many viewings of “A Christmas Story” you can watch on TNT before you go insane and tie yourself to the side of your house with blinking lights like … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: The Life and Times of Elmo Zumwalt

Break out the Yule log, set “Jingle Bells” on repeat, and drown yourself in egg nogg, it’s… THIS WEEK IN TOASTMASTERS In case you haven’t heard, Crystal Dong, Laura McCaffrey and Liz Foster are planning …. A Party? A Gathering? … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: Turkey and Teenage Angst

Lock yourselves in your mom’s basement, throw your favorite vinyl record on the stereo and soak in a pool of teenage angst. It’s… THIS WEEK IN TOASTMASTERS! I’ve been working from home most of this week. When that happens, I … Continue reading

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This Week in Toastmasters: Zombies and Bad Weather

Batten down the hatches, hold fast the starboard bow … and do a bunch of other nautical things I don’t know about, it’s… THIS WEEK IN TOASTMASTERS With Frankenstorm landing this week, I think it’s high time Hollywood releases the … Continue reading

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