Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Fog

We woke up this Saturday to a thick blanket of coastal fog. Looking out our dining room window we could only see faint outlines of the trees and buildings right outside our apartment. A short while later I went out … Continue reading

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The Number One Tool for Keeping Yourself on Track

If you’re anything like me you find yourself wondering from time to time if you are doing enough in your day to day life to make your ideals a reality. Maybe your clothes are getting a little tight, or you haven’t … Continue reading

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Scheduling in the Good Stuff

Last night after work following an unusually warm October day, my daughter and husband and I went down to the beach.  We chased each other on the sand, watched the sunset, sat close on a blanket munching crackers, and my … Continue reading

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Eight Years Ago Today

Eight years ago today we pledged our lives together standing barefoot in the sand in front of family, friends, and the steel blue sea.  In the years since, we’ve ridden many bumps, fallen down and gotten back up, and held … Continue reading

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Trying to Be Perfect

“Nothing important, or meaningful, or beautiful, or interesting, or great, ever came out of imitations. What is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen from Being … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. Henry David Thoreau Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm … Continue reading

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