Category Archives: inspiration

We All Have Versions and Bruises

“It opened my eyes to the notion that unconsciously, I was portraying a version of myself.” Vasu Tolia Rattle – February 21, 2019 I came upon this quote from the artist Vasu Tolia while reading poetry on Rattle.com. It expresses … Continue reading

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Just Another Day (a writing prompt)

But it doesn’t have to be. And it isn’t. Believe me when I tell you I know that “same old, same old” feeling.  It infects me too. LOTS of times. But the thing is, we have to fight it, because … Continue reading

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I’m Killin It

Some days you might have to fake it till you make it and take help where you can get it! Like me, today. I’m killing it here this morning from my bed, broken leg still elevated and iced, waiting impatiently … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure 

Full Disclosure  I’m not a big selfie person. Never mastered the perfect angle, head tilt, lighting or stance that would make the camera my friend. I get irritated at the hubs when he posts non- approved photos of me. He … 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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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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Autumn

My dear friend Becky and I often share books we’ve discovered and loved. Most recently she shared “Autumn”, the first of four anticipated, seasonal titled volumes of reflections by Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard, in which he describes the material … Continue reading

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Before the Hurricane

As I held the ladder and drill for my hubs, I kept getting distracted by the flitting, diving and dancing of butterflies and dragonflies in our back yard. Much to his chagrin, I said “I swear they’re speaking to me!” … Continue reading

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The Ocean Reminds Us

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