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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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Tenacity and Resilience

For my country, and her friends everywhere: I remember another November day, way back in 1963, when we were taken home early from elementary school to mourn the tragic loss of our beloved President, John F. Kennedy. I remember reeling, … Continue reading

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It’s About Rapture!

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That’s been my mantra for the past ten days. Spurred by watching the iconic “The Power of Myth,” with the late visionary, Joseph Campbell. It’s about rapture! My shorthand for remembering to keep an eye…

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Never Stop [you fill in the blank]

Three days.  Three conversations.  Same message: How essential it is for each of us, to all of us, to keep pursuing our passions. From the meeting with a new dance acquaintance, after my describing some of my recent dance adventures, … Continue reading

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RELENTLESS: Life Lessons from Dancing

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Photo credit: Essennelle Studios “There are 2 rules in life: Number 1-Never quit; Number 2-Never forget rule Number 1.”~ Duke Ellington I am standing in the wings, waiting for my entrance. Exhilarated, nauseated, eager, terrified,…

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Enthusiastic Failure: or success by another name

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I did not dance well today.  Tight, sore, exhausted and off kilter, I seemed to careen from one misfire to the next.  I just could not get into my groove…or any groove, for that matter.…

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It Matters, We Matter

The man standing next to me taking Jazzercise class today is 92 years old.  He took up Jazzercise a couple of weeks ago.  And rode his bicycle to and from class on this 30-degree morning. Whoa. So, when I felt … Continue reading

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