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The Sprout

The Sprout

One of the blessings of moving to a new environment is its newness and exploration opportunities. You can see and hear things you’ll probably overlook in a few weeks. It is all so intriguing and full of possibilities. And hopefully not too much frustration! This is...

You Don’t Have to Grab the Ribbon

You Don’t Have to Grab the Ribbon

Imagine a balloon. Your favorite color balloon. This is no ordinary balloon – it is a vehicle that will whisk your cares away. You take the balloon into your hands, close your eyes, and imagine all the worries, concerns, anxieties and things that keep you up at night....

Letting Go Of The Drama

Letting Go Of The Drama

Across from my building is a horseshoe-shaped little street, the kind of place you could drive past for years and then one day turn your head, catch a glimpse, and wonder if it’d been there all this time. I only discovered it because it is a perfect route for an early...

Transition Teams

Transition Teams

As we now find ourselves in that unique time in our nation’s history where we are transitioning from one administration to another, it made me think about the concept of transitions. And we certainly have had more than our fair share of them, personally, and as a...

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Way back in high school I remember taking an aptitude test to help determine my direction in life. Among other things it got wrong was saying that I have a strength in Math and possible career paths could include mathematician or scientist. It is quite amazing that...

Creating a Rewarding Life

Creating a Rewarding Life

This is the picture of tranquility: relaxing on a comfortable couch, with a beautiful and adoring dog lounging on a chair nearby, while taking in a gorgeous view. I’m relaxing just thinking about it. This is the “reward” – what I get for putting up with what gets me...

Writing This Chapter

Writing This Chapter

I’ve always loved books. Some of my earliest memories are of being read to, either on someone’s lap, or by Captain Kangaroo, as I sat transfixed, too close to the black and white TV screen. What drew me in were the stories, the pictures and the characters. Especially...

Nothing Is As It Should Be

Nothing Is As It Should Be

“When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one!”  - From Alice in Wonderland “I cannot count on anything to be a certain way,” said my friend Susan, during one of our bi-monthly conversations....

How Getting Stuck in the Snow Can Help You Now

How Getting Stuck in the Snow Can Help You Now

I learned to drive in Michigan. And if you learn to drive in Michigan, you sure better learn how to drive in the winter. If you find yourself stuck – and you will – there are a few different ways to deal with it: Wait it out until Spring – or until someone comes to...