Monthly Archives: December 2014

On being improbable

I’ve always loved tales of the improbable, especially of the human kind.  The underdog, the comeback kid, the hero surmounting daunting odds:  I think most people are drawn to these lionhearted tales.   A lot of their magic is wrapped … Continue reading

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Automaticity….What’s Yours?

“Whatever you practice is what you will perform.”~ Paul Dennis The first time I heard Paul, a gifted dancer and master teacher, utter these words in dance class, I didn’t fully appreciate the sweep of his wisdom.  After all, I … Continue reading

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luminaria

reverent  hands shadowed offer vessels of moonglow illuminating a path  a world loving ritual dancing luminousness can you hear it?

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Of Toppling Christmas Trees: Santa Hat Chronicles

Tonight, after the family had finally gathered on December 23rd, we decorated our Christmas tree.  We had looked forward for quite awhile to this increasingly infrequent time together. Lovely ritual, lovely tree. Fifteen minutes later, from the kitchen, I heard … Continue reading

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dancing with words

they leap from nowhere and everywhere across the screen of my wondering mind, creep and hurtle then twirl me enchanted by beauty as they gambol and ramble and gallop and skip onto a fresh page, where we rearrange neighbors rhythms … Continue reading

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Tasting Memories….Cookie Recipe Included :)

“Food is memories,” the hero of the lovely film, “The Hundred Foot Journey,” states. Before the wise words were barely out of his mouth when we watched the film the other night, I was reminded again why cooking and baking are … Continue reading

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Committing To Joy: Santa Hat Chronicles

Note to self: Be like the tiny lad in the waiting room, who, upon seeing my Santa Hat, opened his eyes wide in wonder and immediately danced a wild jig of joy over to his mom, squealing “Santa, Santa!” Let … Continue reading

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