Monthly Archives: December 2015

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a deer dawns at this morning’s window mystical hero ambling  across the marsh’s memory and at the forest’s edge pauses, looking first back, his tracks nearly swallowed by the wide open grasses, is he asking whether to gambol? then forward heeding … Continue reading

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Transformation: The Elixir Is Inside Us

“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.”~Dean Jackson “You have the opportunity to transform … Continue reading

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Like your life depends on it

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
What do you do with that intensity, that commitment, that vision, that PASSION? I.e., as if your life depends on it? Sure, it’s impossible to sustain that level of  ferocity all of the time.  But…

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Laughing More

“When did you laugh the hardest during the month of December?” That was the question posed to us at dinner tonight by one of my adult kids.  Like Audrey Hepburn: “I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to … Continue reading

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Grace Is A Rainbow

Grace.  I think about it a lot.  As a dancer, of course, but also as a human being. Grace is a funny and amazing thing.  People talk about it a lot, yet often have trouble defining grace.  Grace is often … Continue reading

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Tasting Memories….Cookie Recipe Included :)

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
“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…

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Sharing The Magic Of Imagination

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” ~Carl Sagan The Christmas tree farm* we visited recently was beautiful and delightful: fragrant acres of different trees, a lovely pond, rock outcroppings, a … Continue reading

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