Monthly Archives: December 2013

Laughing In The New Year

“I love people who make me laugh.  I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh.  It cures a multitude of ills.  It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”–Audrey Hepburn ‘Tis 12:30 a.m. on the last … Continue reading

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overwhelm

no place for the mind to rest, too much pressure, stress serene sleep a dream It has been a very stressful 48 hours, largely due to a few family crises.  I came across this lovely image that I had saved … Continue reading

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Grace Is All Around Us

Christmas Eve.  Blustery and bone-chilling at dusk, the weather was less than enticing as I  got ready for a top fave ritual: delivering some Christmas cookies we’d just baked to firefighters in a nearby city and also at a firehouse … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Magic? BELIEVE….

I’m running 25 minutes late to meet a dear friend for a tiny bit of Christmas shopping.  I’ve made a wrong turn that’s taken 15 minutes to redeem and then hit the extra holiday traffic. Gah! As I bolt from … Continue reading

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Writing Is A Jacuzzi…

…as well as the workout that precedes it.  I think that’s largely why I am so hooked on writing. As I have been traveling and dancing a lot over the past few weeks, I have been surprised to find how … Continue reading

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lantern of the soul

Tossed from my bed by mounting dread the insatiable To Do List! dross grist for an unmindful mill. I get up exhausted still as empty tasks masked as nightmares have cavorted to scare, I now sit and sip the magic … Continue reading

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KINDNESS! Pour It On

“And as I’ve gotten older, I’ve had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion….” You and me, Martin Scorsese. I’ve been mulling over this piece about kindness for quite awhile. But I had … Continue reading

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