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Wound Up

A black lizard with a bright blue tail was sitting on my open journal when I returned to the deck with my refilled cup of coffee. Later, Google told me it is actually a skink and has a venomous bite. Wow. All I know is that's not usually the kind of thing I usually see… Continue reading Wound Up

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Your Plate

You are about to fill your plate at the party or potluck dinner. You tell yourself, like you always do, that you will not over do it. Little by little, with only a bit of this and that, it happens. The empty plate you started with is soon over-filled with small amounts of good things.… Continue reading Your Plate

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Learning to Linger

In my previous life, I didn't know how to linger. I remember once getting so angry with my son's baseball coach because he wouldn't tell me when baseball practice ended. I had two other kids, one was a baby and a full-time job. He said, Practice ends when it ends. I'd end up waiting in… Continue reading Learning to Linger

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The Counter Pose

I've now been practicing yoga for one year. This new year I even added another class each week. I'm hooked. I pictured that one year out, I would have a really lean, healthy yoga body but as these things go, I still have my same body which can now do yoga. I've mentioned before that… Continue reading The Counter Pose

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Your Battery

A friend asked me this morning if I had quit blogging since I hadn't written here since before Christmas. That's the problem with working for yourself, sometimes you forget to work. The truth is I've been focused on finishing the holidays, writing for some upcoming speaking events and getting my nest re-emptied again. It seemed… Continue reading Your Battery

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Emotionally Able

Sometimes there are just seasons of emotionalĀ ups and downs. Sometimes you and I just get into times of being stretched, challenged or pushed just a little too far. One unfortunate thing about being in such a season is thatĀ the high emotions make it difficult to realize we are in a time like no other and… Continue reading Emotionally Able