Category Archives: inspiration

The World We Want

Up early to meet the morning, the same one that’s already over on the other side of this big blue ball we populate. None of us having the slightest notion of what this rotation will bring. Oh, we have schedules … Continue reading

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What Have We Orphaned?

Day 24 of National Poetry Month. For the prompt “orphaned”.

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Advice From The Sun

Show up. Every damn day. Regardless of how many clouds get in your way or attempt to shadow your shine. Ignore the thundering nay sayers who storm in noisily and proclaim their shock and awe light show to be superior. … Continue reading

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You Are Perfect and More Than Enough 

“Take a picture of yourself today and look at it 10 years from now and you’ll surely remark about how beautiful you WERE, how good you looked, TODAY!” That’s just one of the “Jenwisdoms” I heard from Jen Pastiloff Taleghany at … Continue reading

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Bidding Fear Adieu

Fear has no home in my heart anymore. It’s not that it’s been completely crowded out by courage, although I do, on most days, have a moderate amount of that. No, in this second act of my life, North of 50, … Continue reading

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Anti Black Friday

Anti Black Friday Door busters swapped for nature’s blues busters, long lines for a solitary seat by the sea, the din of commercial chaos for the rhapsody of nature, parking lot reconnaissance for serendipitous treasures, shopping cart wars for peaceful … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

If you live in the USA (except Arizona and Hawaii), you’ll supposedly gain an hour tonight as you set your clocks back 1 hour. A gift to agri-centric societies, which sadly doesn’t include most of us, the practice is questioned … Continue reading

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Anything Can Happen

One of my 6 year old granddaughter’s favorite board games is the time honored Candyland, specifically the Disney Princess version.  She often insists on playing 2 princesses at once in order to up her odds of winning, but honestly, neither of us are … Continue reading

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Take Time to Appreciate The Iridescence of Life

  I’m sure the couple sitting near me on the beach thought I was a narcissistic middle-aged woman trying to create the perfect selfie. I held my iPhone in front of me and snapped pic after pic as the ethereal beauty in the … Continue reading

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You’re Not Special – Everyone Is!

Yesterday my MSN home page headline heralded a Wellesley, Massachusetts English teacher speaking at a commencement ceremony and telling the graduating seniors,  “You’re not special.”  For shame, for shame, you say!  We must admit that teachers do make for sensational headlines … Continue reading

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