Category Archives: choices

Stones

Our lives are made up of moments, each strung together like beads on a necklace; they can be pearls, stones or turds. It is up to us. Continue reading

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Strategery

It was a Saturday night in Denver and the Veuve Clicquot was open and flowing in celebration of Ms. Marsue’s graduation and high honors. This was all well and good but I needed to talk about something serious: We were … Continue reading

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Smoke and Fog

One morning on the way to work I looked up from tailgating a Corolla made in 1952 to see a cloud of grey across the highway. It was low to the ground, dove colored, with a pigeon’s pedigree at best. … Continue reading

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Compared to what?

It was pointed out to me recently that I need to slow down. I was surprised. I really work at taking my time, try to go slowly through my days with a conscious effort. I pointed this out, and my … Continue reading

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Never go to the second location

It has been advised by safety experts that it is important to not to let an attacker, kidnapper, or anyone at all shady take us to a second location. Just ask Dexter, who is a professional interior designer with an … Continue reading

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A drunk, a small child and a pair of leggings walk into a bar…

My friend Chelsea told me recently that drunk people, small children and leggings have one thing in common: they don’t lie. The transparency there, however unsightly, lumpy and uncomfortable can be transformative. When we see things and people for what … Continue reading

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The Magic Words

The key to an amazing life I have found is to be grateful for all the wonderful things that I have, are given and have earned. I am even grateful for the pain, for the lessons, for the insights through … Continue reading

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When all is said and done…

Very few mistakes are unrecoverable from, unless you are a brain surgeon who has gin and Cheerios for breakfast to get your steady on. Years ago a brilliant man during my therapy session pointed out my penchant to being hyper-vigilant. … Continue reading

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Escaping Boundaries

I think it was the light rain on my face which helped me swim back up into consciousness, that and the hot, moist breath in my face smelling like rotting meat and poo. Granted, I didn’t make those connections at … Continue reading

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What good can come of bad?

It may be too soon to write this but sometimes I come to the page to process, to take something so huge and so messed up, I cannot wrap my brain around it. So here I am at the page, … Continue reading

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