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Frog Crossing Sign

Would You Like a Good Laugh?

I laugh every time I see this photo! Who knew that frogs crossing the road was a problem???!!! When was the last time you flat-out laughed at the ridiculous, the absurd, or the quirky? We often get so enmeshed in our day-to-day lives that we forget to laugh. What causes you to laugh so hard […]

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I Still Believe

Santa has come to my house every Christmas Eve since I can remember, so of course, I believe! He’s really good because he has found me at my grandma’s house, our cabin in the woods, my house, no matter where I have been. I still get butterflies in my stomach as it gets closer and […]

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Shrine Pass Trail

Mister Rogers – Kindness and Success

Fred Rogers has been quoted as saying, “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” I think that kindness refers to both being kind to ourselves and kind to others. Whether at work or at […]

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Coffee shop graduation musings

Personal Reflection and Inner Stories

Last week I was sitting at a coffee shop in Philadelphia waiting for my son’s med school graduation ceremony and was struck by how everyone was going along with their regular day. The young woman sitting next to me was doing homework on her computer. People were walking to work, enjoying the beautiful day. Some […]

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Love & Pink Fountain

Kindness and Grace, When It’s Hard

It’s easy to be kind and full of grace when things are easy. What does it take to show kindness when things are hard? How do you respond when what you hold dear has been triggered? My uncle and my dad used to say, “It doesn’t cost anything to be kind.” It seems like such an […]

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Tangled Cords

Tangled Cords – How Do They Happen?

How in the world do cords get tangled when they are simply sitting in your computer bag? It is a mystery to me! Gotta love the Universe – I’m writing this at a coffee shop and looked up to see a woman untangling headphone cords from her purse! Life is like that, too. How do relationships get […]

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