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deal yourself a new hand

    One night I found myself in tears wishing I were somewhere other than where I was. The next morning I dragged my spirit out of a ditch and told myself to get on with it. I wrote the poem below as part of that process. Don’t like the cards you’ve been dealt? Deal yourself a […]

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the shape of things to come

      A poem about life’s potential and living it.

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inspiration for underdogs: the story of david and goliath revisited

    As an Aquarian, I often find myself on the leading edge of change. I’m an early adopter. I see possibilities where others don’t; I have a never-ending stream of ideas. I sometimes find it hard to understand why others don’t see what to me is as plain as day.

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i fell off my bike

  First cycle of the season = first fall of the season. Yep, fell over in middle of road  in the midst of changing gears. It may have been a derailer issue, or perhaps it was the fact that I couldn’t get my feet detached from the pedals quickly enough. Anyway, I lay there for […]

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the paradox of chaos

  “Paradox is the very core of the universe,” I wrote, having spent a good chunk of the last decade contemplating exactly that. I keep running headlong into seemingly diametrically opposed ideas, facts, truths and the like existing in the same time and space and being equally valid. Impossible, but true. Paradox fascinates me. “I […]

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how many men does it take to change a light bulb?

  One. And a drone to capture it.  

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15 pics of a snowy spring morning

  Just when you think it’s going to be spring – oops! It’s winter again. When you wake up to a morning full of snow, it’s great to strap on your “shoes” and take advantage of the beauty. That’s what my friend Sue and I did on this mid-March day.  

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fight for your own creativity

  I love this.  

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20 pics of my glass and crystal Christmas tree

  My love of Christmas and Christmas tree decorations is decades old. For about 10 years from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, I sewed my own soft decorations and mailed them in Christmas cards to friends and family. There were stars and snowmen, candy canes and canaries. At some point I stopped making decorations for everybody else […]

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7 leap before you look lessons from Mandarin ducklings

  Hatching a new venture? Or reinventing yourself? In my experience, there are lessons to be learned everywhere all the time – especially in nature and the animal kingdom. The video below of the ducklings came to me randomly from the captain of my ladies golf league. It was too good not to share 🙂 […]

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