Archive | Perspectives

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What Were Your Aha Moments?

I think of aha moments as those times when something occurs and in an instant, everything changes. You can’t see things the way you used to because your perspective has changed. One benefit of re-visiting an aha moment is that it helps you remember context. You see how you hold your perspective differently than before. Here are three examples […]

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Cayenne for Cinnamon, Oops!

How often do you have an oops experience and then berate yourself for doing it wrong, not being good enough, should have known better, yada, yada, yada? A few weeks ago I decided to make Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies – had my dry ingredients in the bowl, grabbed the cinnamon and shook it into the flour. […]

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Maroon Bells Refelection

Reflections: There is No Perfect Life

I am fascinated with taking pictures of reflections. I am intrigued both by how perfectly the reflection mirrors what I see and also how with a hint of a breeze that reflection becomes distorted. The reflection can be clear or rippled. You can still see the image, but it isn’t quite the same. This is often how experiences happen […]

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Dad at wedding

Transitions, Transitions, Transitions

Transitions seem to be in the air right now. I have had numerous conversations over the past few weeks about transitions and the challenges that they bring. Transitions can be tiny or they can be huge. Transitions come in many forms and none of them is insignificant. Transitions could be the kids going back to school, […]

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McDonald's Dirt Road

Who is Grenelda Thurman?

Several people asked me about Grenelda Thurman after reading last week’s blog . I forget that not everyone knows who she is. She is a fictitious character first introduced in Living On Purpose in 1988. Grenelda Thurman is the one who is living your life when you are not paying attention. She can pop in for […]

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