Gathering Goodness Feb 10, 2016

It’s easy to respond to the grenades life throws at us with fear. So often when the ground is pulled out from underneath us, all we can do is claw frantically at anything that may hold...

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Attitude of Gratitude Nov 25, 2015

I’ve always considered the holiday season a good time to reflect on how things are going in my life. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to work on my  “attitude of gratitude”....

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I am enough Nov 07, 2015

meditating This morning at yoga class, the instructor suggested a mantra for us to keep in mind:

I am enough. 

 

This really resonated with me. It made me think about how often I tell myself...

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Diana Nyad Rocks the House Oct 21, 2015

 If you ever have the opportunity to hear the swimmer Diana Nyad speak, do it. Run, don’t walk, to buy your tickets and get there early because it’ll sell out. Trust me.

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But what will you DO in Italy? Oct 18, 2015

 Last year I took the opportunity spend six weeks in Italy. It was glorious. My husband Fred came out with me for about a week, then returned home, leaving me alone to spend the better...

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What did you want to be when you grew up? Oct 13, 2015

 It’s the one question adults always ask kids: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Depending upon the age of the kid, the answer may be “I want to be a...

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How body lotion kept me safe from cancer Aug 23, 2015

In June of 2011, we went to Hawaii. This was the soonest I could travel after chemotherapy; my immune system needed six months to start to bounce back before my doctor would allow me to fly in...

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Travel: Making the Connections Aug 11, 2015

One of my favorite things when traveling is connecting with new people. It reminds me that the locale is more than a dot on a map, it’s a place with other humans...

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Bucket List Travel Jul 30, 2015

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For me, the phrase ‘bucket list’ is synonymous with ‘travel’. Every single item on  my bucket list is a destination. Topping the list are:

  • a solo trip to...
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