Monthly Archives: May 2012

What is Your Boat?

There is an old story… Five idiots walk into a town. They are carrying a boat on their heads and they are nearly dying under the weight of it. “What are you doing with that boat?” ask the town’s people. … Continue reading

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The First Year

Good Life Road is one year old today! I am so grateful for this space that has uplifted, challenged, inspired, and connected me to so many wonderful, interesting, smart, and creative people. Writing this blog has become both a journey … Continue reading

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Now here’s a little story I’ve got to tell… (An homage to Adam Yauch)

I know this is a little late in coming, but I wanted to take some space here to honor Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys who passed away earlier this month from cancer. The Beastie Boys came onto the … Continue reading

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Wordless Inspiration #2 – Hockney

Wordless Inspiration #1

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Wordless Inspiration #1 – Design

This post is part of a series in which I will post from time to time, something (usually an image with no words) that inspires me. Inspires me to dream, to do better, to gape at creativity and talent, to … Continue reading

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Notice and Admit

“And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”  Kurt Vonnegut * How often we forget the importance of saying … Continue reading

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Finding Your Own North Star

I’m reading a lovely book right now by Martha Beck called Finding Your Own North Star and I’ve just come to the section where she describes the change cycle that we all go through over and over again in our … Continue reading

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Dedicated to my amazing Mom who aside from being a loving mother of three, grandma of four, and a caring nurse her whole working career, has also started her own blog recently detailing the adventures she and Dad are having … Continue reading

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What are you longing for?

I want to take a working vacation on a farm. I want blue skies and the smell of fresh grass and dirt. To sleep a bone tired sleep between crisp white sheets a heavy handmade quilt a cool and starry … Continue reading

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Tell Me…

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~ Mary Oliver

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