Category Archives: Books

What Are You Reading This Month?

Are you reading anything good right now? I’ve been on the slow road with my reading lately and have probably read less in the past year than almost any other year since 4th grade. Are any of you experiencing that? … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

I am a reading fiend lately! And the few I’ve read over the past three or four weeks have all been great! So grab your favorite comfy chair and a mug of tea, this could take a while…you’ve got some … Continue reading

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“…I had put off thinking about this, because it seemed that there would always be time. Later in a few years, I would turn my attention to the big questions – once I had taken care of the smaller ones. … Continue reading

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Lean from your window

“It was a quiet morning, the town covered over with darkness and at ease in bed. Summer gathered in the weather, the wind had the proper touch, the breathing of the world was long and warm and slow. You only … 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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A Good Way to Measure What Works for You

The good news is we’re landing immediately. The bad news is we are crash landing. – Madagascar (the movie) As some of you may have gathered based on my last post and the fact that it’s been longer than usual … Continue reading

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Heading out for a couple of weeks

  Today’s is a different kind of post because next week I’ll be away all week on a business trip and then on to Mexico for a much needed little vacation the following week. I will literally pull my rumpled … Continue reading

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I am looking at… (a writing exercise)

This was a ten minute timed writing exercise offered in Natalie Goldberg’s book An Old Friend from Far Away which I just cracked open this morning. The instructions are simple. Get a clock or timer and give yourself ten minutes. … 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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Brief Bits Friday: Little Bookstores and Big Truths

Brief Bits Friday is the beginning of what I am thinking  may be a series of smaller posts on Friday’s to open up some of the thoughts, epiphanies, books and other resources, or just general interestingness floating by on this … Continue reading

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