Founder Ann Voorhees Baker Talks About Plans for This Year, Plus Some Other Random Stuff
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Founder Ann Voorhees Baker explains...
Feels Like Woodstock
New Music From Thoughtful Songwriters -
to make you remember, allow you to dream, take you back to the people you once knew,
face your true self, give you hope for the future, and inspire you to do greater things.
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Anger and shame… does that describe what’s roiling inside you as you gnash your teeth in front of your computer, once, twice, six times a month (or maybe six times a day)? Are there questions, glitches, hurdles, mysteries, “can’t for the life of me figure it out” frustrations that plague you in Word, Excel, online[…]