28 Apr 2013
April 28, 2013

Hiking Back to Me

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Who is this person who wakes each morning at 5:45 and gets right up? She used to hide under the covers until mid morning. Who is this girl lacing up her hiking boots at 6:30 in the morning? She used to park her butt in a chair with coffee and magazine. Mid morning on. When.. read more →

Funny thing happened to my tea kettle lid the other day – I melted the lovely curved handle into a mangled mess. To support my tea drinking habit for the afternoon, I filled the kettle with a lot more water than usual. I didn’t hear the darn thing whistling until the steam had done its.. read more →

17 Apr 2013
April 17, 2013

Matters of the Heart

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Living in a very small town has its ups and downs. The downs for me evolve around things like eating in super fine restaurants or dancing to big R&B bands but the ups are matters of the heart. It was time to get my car tuned up. I’ve known my mechanic for twenty-three years (that’s.. read more →

Brain tweaks. Inaudible micro shifts. Train wheels turning. The amazing feeling of getting something down in your bones that you’ve been gnawing on for years. This morning: BAM! (Well, maybe not “BAM!”, more like “Ooooooooooh.”) The sheer power of quickly shifting my focus to the good stuff. I’ve spent years coaching clients to get on.. read more →

I just returned from a visit to my favorite city, New Orleans. I lived there for six years during my “formative years” (my twenties) and parts of the city are in my bones – the inability to stay still when a funky rhythm finds me, the love of a long, leisurely meal eaten mostly with my.. read more →