Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Grand Adventure of BAKING

“A party without cake is just a meeting.”~Julia Child Is there anything as glorious as awaking to the aromas of something tasty baking in the kitchen, especially on a cold, dreary and drenching morning as this?  Well, of course there … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper: Choosing How To See

  If the process of moving house has been nothing else for me, it has been a lesson in how much we see as we choose to.  Yet another example of how we so often shape our lives by choice. … Continue reading

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Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Dancing

People performing “at full throttle” are doing something as well, and with as much energy, as they can. It’s 5:00 a.m. on a June weekend, the birds’ volume mounting as they sing their songs to a new day. I am … Continue reading

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the irredeemable cost of fear

if only they hadn’t so adored their own fear wearing the fetter as some sort of medal but who wants to win that contest? the epitome of Pyrrhic victory, smacking their lips quivery with judgment trepidation dripping derision collusion exclusion shrinking … Continue reading

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Joy! Rapture! ALIVE!ll

When I feel at sea like this, lost or lonely or sad, I try to remember to read Joseph Campbell’s work, to soak up his luminescent spirit and let it light the way…. May it bring you inspiration. “People say … Continue reading

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“What do you [still] stand for?”

Well, our upcoming move is putting my integrity to the true test.  At stake are my beloved Walls of Inspiration: our bathroom walls on which we and many houseguests have written inspiring quotes for the past 15 years. It’s not … Continue reading

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quest of a lifetime

Maybe we’re fools for even trying. Maybe we’ll falter. Or fail. Maybe we’re not strong enough, or talented, nimble, young, adaptable, swift, skilled, creative, resilient or brave enough. Maybe the road will be too treacherous, tripping us up with boulders … Continue reading

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