Category Archives: intent

Spirit

As the holidays are rushing by and through us like a December wind, I want to once again make a plea for you all to stop, or just pause and take a breath. Drink some nog or champagne and look … Continue reading

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Thanks

In order to be thankful, to be grateful, we have to have the ability to recognize our gifts, blessings, good juju, and great fortune. Most of us don’t, but then we have not trained ourselves to stop or merely pause … Continue reading

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The Summer of Enchantment

This summer I vowed to find enchantment in every action and not just from the results of the action. To remember to do this I drew, or had someone else draw, a symbol, art, or faux tattoo on my right … 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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Breaking my Play

I am not exaggerating when I say I am a girl renowned for play I am not kidding. I can find fun anywhere, anytime. From creating funny vacation stickers to graffiti up the world during road trip travel or making … Continue reading

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The Four Major Food Groups

As we all know, there is a balance to life, and during this time of the year we are keenly aware it can go kablouie, where we lose track of the four major food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn … 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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Laundry and the Lottery

One Sunday morning a few weeks back, I needed to hit the 7-Eleven, not in a heisty way but rather for quarters for laundry. The weekend prior I had flown out to a wedding in New York where much fun … Continue reading

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“Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?”

I had not thought of Contrary Mary and her nursery rhyme in years when it popped into my head. The thoughts preceding this archaic nursery rhyme were of spring and new beginnings, which made me think of what seeds I … Continue reading

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Not just by the magic of caffeine or wine

I can be easily overwhelmed at times. It might be by a half dozen dishes in the sink, an important email I need to write or starting a new exercise routine. It feels like I have to, I should. I … Continue reading

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