words of wisdom

“I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.”  ~Maya Angelou After the presidential election, I, like many, struggled. There were tears, fearful thoughts, anger, and more. Two months later, I took a pro-active approach to inauguration day. Instead of sitting in […]

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As a mostly failing recovering Type-A personality, making long lists of resolutions at the start of a new year isn’t something I espouse to any longer. Recently finding a list I created many years ago was a reminder of how much progress I have made in getting past the torturous experience I once used to […]

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On Never Getting Old

August 16, 2014

in Life Lessons

It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am never going to get old. It’s not that I fear aging, but rather don’t want to be that person. The one who stops living life as an adventure because they hit a certain age. I don’t ever want to […]

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What’s Under Your Rug?

September 16, 2013

in Life Lessons

All of us have something under our rug. It might be as small as a corn kernel or as big as a corpse, but I am confident we each have something we have happily swept under the rug, thinking it’s easier to place it there than deal with it. Thankfully we all come equipped with […]

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“Your dad is a good person, but we aren’t good together.” This is the greatest level of detail my children received from me regarding their dad, our problems, and the resulting divorce. There was more to the ongoing discussion about our change in family structure, but that was the standard line given to answer the […]

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What is love? It seems like an easy question to be asked, and one that anyone could answer. And yet, so many people are searching for the answer to the question, “what is love.” Last October I wrote a post about love, giving a child’s excellent explanation to the question. Now, almost nine months later, I […]

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