20 Jan 2013
January 20, 2013

Death Sucks

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Death sucks. In my tiny community, death has been strolling around lately, visiting mostly older folks. Not a shock, but still sadder than any words I know can express. Last week, a very fit forty-year-old man I had just met died in his sleep. He was going to get married soon. In 2007, my forty-four-year-old.. read more →

09 Jan 2013
January 9, 2013

Feelin’ It

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This is a great time for everyone to plan goals for the year. I keep advocating for focusing on how you want to feel. Goals are good, they’re grounding, a place to start planning, a concrete something to end up with. But what if your goal was to feel a certain way? Feel strong. Feel loved. Creative. Filled with abundance… read more →

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Meister Eckhart In an attempt to calmly glide into my day, I sat down this morning in a sunny corner and set the timer for 15 minutes to meditate.  Unable to control my monkey mind, I lay.. read more →

11 Dec 2012
December 11, 2012

Let Go Or Be Dragged

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Whoa! This magnet in a cute little shop in Rhode Island stopped me in my tracks. I burst out laughing, then realized “Letting go” has been something that has been in my peripheral vision all year, something that I focus on now and then. So I ask the Captain Obvious Question, “Let go of what?”.. read more →

29 Nov 2012
November 29, 2012

The Urge to Purge

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I have too much stuff.   1. Toys & puppets. Just in case a kid comes over, they’ll be entertained. (Isn’t that what the pool table’s for? It’s the perfect toddler’s toy – colors, patterns, noise.) 2. Clothes. I crave variety (but seem to wear the same thing over and over again.) 3. Recipes I.. read more →