Monthly Archives: July 2010


I recently did some rereading of Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now.  It’s a book I’ve found myself returning to repeatedly for deeper understanding.  Referring to the pain we cause ourselves (and not the random accidents or evils brought upon us … Continue reading

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Love Train

One of my favorite songs comes from way back in the day.  The year was 1973.  I was a 15-year-old ingenue with a schoolgirl crush on a local dj named Blue Christy, who informed me that the O’Jays catapulted to the top of the pop … Continue reading

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Paths to Home

  Today I watched a baby sea turtle traverse sandy dunes and ominous caverns of beach, two tiny flippers at a time, on his obstable course to home. I jumped up to move my beach towel and bag out of … Continue reading

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Being Present and Mindful

Lately, at my granddaughter’s request, I’ve been reading a lot of Winnie the Pooh.  A.A. Milne’s silly old bear is famous for saying, “Think, think, think!”  But then he really doesn’t have the capacity for doing too much of it.  He does … Continue reading

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Intention and Action

So I’m whiling the day away on the world-wide web with the intention of discovering something inspiring, something to write about.  Even though I’m on vacation, I’m constantly thinking of ways to improve my classroom next year.  Improving my classroom of … Continue reading

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