Category Archives: intention

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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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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Because I Know You Want To Hear About My Closet

Today I finished my 2 day “closet review ” project. To say I’m slightly embarrassed about the number of items I took out and the number of items I still have would be an understatement. First world problems like that … Continue reading

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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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Advice From a Bluebird 

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New Year’s Manifesto

    As we greet a new year, resolutions abound. We vow to stress less, adopt healthier habits, give up a vice or two, regularly express gratitude or stop making New Year’s resolutions. How many of our resolves are embarrassingly dead … 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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Where Shopping Is a Pleasure

Mottled skin and all of about 95 pounds, he’s probably very close to that number in age. The cashier said, “Jack, you were just on the blood pressure machine. Look over there.” He quickly did so and returned. “They’re not … Continue reading

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Blogger Heal Thyself

A presenter at a professional conference I attended yesterday asked the audience how many of us had arrived at our workplace or in our own driveways lately and had no idea how we got there.  I saw quite a few … Continue reading

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Secret Rewards

I’m usually not a big fan of Mondays, but today turned out to be exceptionally good.  The workday progressed smoothly, without major adult issues or even the predictably normal preteen drama. Hubbie had an after work dinner event, so I thought it would be … Continue reading

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