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TIME: Looking Back, Looking Forward?

Sigh. Mostly — I enjoy Science News. But sometime I realize that TIME is Too Big for me. I’m a human and so my lifespan is my yardstick.

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Posted in connecting, Perspective, reframing, so much to learn, time

A HUGE LOVE GIFT from my wonderful husband

My wonderful husband Kit gave me a HUGE Love Gift this morning when he agreed not to finish the Honolulu Marathon. I met him at mile 16 — right by our home

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Posted in living within limits, LOVE, Marathons, relationships, so much to learn, Stress, tenacity, The difficulty of changing

Making the Most of Home and Failures

True, God, she has heard me say that before . . . but I think it was Winston Churchill who defined Success as “Going from one failure to the next with undiminished enthusiasm.”

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Posted in growing toward up, Praise, Sacrifice, so much to learn

Surviving — Even Delighting — in Change

So, I wrote my mom a story about it called Here Be Dragons, which started by noting that we all have mental maps. I ended by offering assurances that we can continue to build mental maps as we age — it just takes longer

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Posted in Changing, Choosing to respond, learning, so much to learn, The difficulty of changing

A Full Day, and a Monk Seal, too!

I just read yesterday that people with good social support networks have a longevity edge. I would think being gregarious would give a species a survival edge as well.

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Posted in learning, so much to learn, The difficulty of changing, Uncategorized

Drifting through a Holiday

Good Night, God! The end of a relaxing slow day — a real holiday. And I am pondering the fact that this can be my norm. Hmm. It feels like bad luck to even think that, God. Things can happen.

Posted in Peace, reframing, relaxation, simple joys of daily life, small meaningful moments, so much to learn

Understanding Mom’s Cat — Hearing What Is Not Said

Good Morning, God! I have finally discovered that Queen Katrina, Mom’s Cat, loves to be scratched sort of roughly. I grew up with cats that loved to be petted gently — not handled “roughly,” so it took me a while

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Posted in Communication, Hearing, interspecies contact, small mysteries, so much to learn

Blogs I Follow
Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching

Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching