Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Five Year Plan

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. – Maori Proverb Five years ago I held a baby girl in my arms. Now that baby is a proud and sturdy Kindergartner who loves to color and … Continue reading

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The Poetry in the Music: If dreams were thunder and lightning was desire

If dreams were thunder Lightning was desire This old house it would’ve burned down a long time ago Make me an angel that flies from Montgomery Make me a poster of an old rodeo Just give me one thing that … Continue reading

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There is a Movement

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. ~ Henry David Thoreau There is a movement gathering momentum for more quality in life and less quantity. I … Continue reading

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On my father’s side I had a Jewish Grandma from Brooklyn, Annette. I tell you the Jewish and Brooklyn bits because you would be unnecessarily handicapped in conjuring up the right image and voice without a little aid from this … Continue reading

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Connection, Vulnerability, and Finding Your Voice

“I couldn’t hear the music, I couldn’t remember how to play my own song.”  ~ Anne Lamott I’m still digging it up, still brushing it off, but there’s something here. Something is just below the surface, and I’m wiggling it … Continue reading

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Cheer up: 22 Ways to Feel Happier

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ~ Omar Khayyam I love lists and the number one reason is that once I am in the moment or the mood if I have no list I often can’t … Continue reading

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How to do Something Worthwhile

Sorry I’ve been gone for a while. I haven’t posted in a week. I only post once or twice a week as it is but going an entire week without a peep? Well, I missed it. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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