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A Different Kind of Prime

I was recently blessed to spend a girls weekend with my adult daughter. While driving to brunch we were talking about our fitness levels and I remarked that mine had changed dramatically over the last 15 years. I told her … Continue reading

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The Other 364 Days

If somehow you haven’t noticed, hearts are everywhere right now. There’s just one more day until the monumentally commercialized day to honor St. Valentine and the ones we love. The markets are flooded with readymade expressions of love to fit … Continue reading

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Morning Blur of Gray

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
? ? Sheath of opaque morning blur of gray huddles close to dew night slips silently through the pass and the sky’s painter begins brushing the day. CRR 2-2-16 ?

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Simple Kindnesses

Sometimes it’s a word, a picture, something or someone I observe. Sometimes it’s something someone says to me or something that’s happening in the world. Sometimes it comes to me in the night and pokes at me all day. And sometimes … Continue reading

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Fight Like An Epiphyte 

Life is wonderful, except when it isn’t. Not exactly a news flash, but life doesn’t always go our way. We aren’t always given what we need when we need it. Some days we’re sure we got someone else’s delivery of … Continue reading

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Endings/Beginnings

As this year comes to a close, I’m reminded of one of my favorite quotes, which is attributed to Ivy Baker Priest. “The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.”  … Continue reading

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What Was Born of a Styled Instagram Photo

What was born of an styled Instagram photo woke me up,” at four in the morning, tendrils of words, coiling around me like some heady perfume.”*  Half empty-half full? No matter. What is in the glass is in the glass. … Continue reading

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Not Even A Thing

Tomorrow I turn 59. I’ll be working, so I woke early this morning to go to the place that makes my heart happiest. Witnessing sunrise at the beach slows my breathing, widens my smile and soothes my soul. Today I’m filled … Continue reading

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Through A Different Lens

To see the world differently you have to look through a different lens.  We can buy new contacts that change the color of our eyes or frame them up in ways that match our outfits or mood du jour. Sure, … Continue reading

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Indomitable 

Hurricane Irma took part of our Bottlebrush tree. I feel guilty for even saying that out loud when so many others lost entire lives. Lucky us, she must’ve not been that hungry when she blew through here and therefore thankfully … Continue reading

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