Category Archives: Life is a Work of Art

Treats

It’s important to give yourself treats. I went through a period in my life where I was pretty unhappy and once I became conscious of this unhappiness and was working to understand and dismantle its hold on me, I noticed … Continue reading

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One brief but magnificent opportunity

I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue. But much as I want to believe that, and despite the ancient and worldwide cultural traditions that … Continue reading

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Devotion

“…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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No need to hurry

“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.” – Virginia Woolf 

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Independence: The freedom to make a whole lot of choices

It’s Independence Day tomorrow. Independence. What does that mean? In 1776 it meant fighting hard for the freedom to make our own laws and the freedom from a distant land placing taxes and restrictions on us. Telling us what to … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Box of Crayons

Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the eight-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got … Continue reading

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Life is on a stroll

“It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but … Continue reading

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Today I am Excited About Everything

Saturday morning Long week of work behind me Exciting week ahead Heading to Chicago Monday (never been) Sweet little one just finished Kindergarten on Friday Fathers Day on Sunday So grateful for the Men I know Wishing you the same. … Continue reading

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The simplest memories of childhood

Riding the springy rocking horse as Charlie’s Angels Chicken and dumplings at the table Grandma’s velvety wallpaper Forts, hideaways, and hot lava carpet Hours in the pool, tipping each other off the raft Cousins Cold stewed peaches My sister and … Continue reading

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