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Summertime Blues Longing to take off instead of taking on another project? Don't despair. Beat the summertime blues with advice from our experts and three homebased entrepreneurs who've done it.

By Karen E. Spaeder

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Remember when you were a kid and you'd spend each waking,sunny moment of summer running barefoot through the grass, skiddingdown steep hills on your bike or chucking water balloons at yourpals?

Of course you do. How could you forget, when there are dozens ofkids skipping down your street in childlike bliss while you'reslaving away at your computer, licking envelopes and developing anacute pain in your right temple?

Depending on where you live, being a homebased entrepreneur canbe more than a bit trying during those glorious summer months. Thethought of meeting deadlines and drumming up new business canquickly turn into a case of the summertime blues, when you'dlike nothing more than to abandon your work and join thoseyoungsters on the swings at the park.

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