Monthly Archives: January 2014

Survival

Lately, oh so lately, I’ve been able to sit with my own uncomfortable inner places much longer without turning away. Because of this, I can stay with a good friend on the telephone for 78 minutes and resonate with her … Continue reading

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The terrible weight of “should”

Many of us live our wild & precious lives burdened down under a heavy weight of “should”. Instead of celebrating who we are–can there ever be a more perfect you?–we second-guess and third-guess and quadruple-guess our actions.  We think ourselves … Continue reading

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Solely for entertainment purposes.

We awoke to another eight, ten, twelve inches of snow.  Who knows without a ruler? I offered to warm up and brush off Barry’s car before he left for work.  (He does the same for me many days.) It’s zero … Continue reading

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Guilty

I shouldn’t be here today. I should be listening to testimony from a jury box, attempting to determine the guilt or innocence of a fellow man.  Said man is presumed innocent until proven guilty, sayeth the law. Fortunately or unfortunately–I … Continue reading

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Snow deeper than your knees

Let’s walk to the mailbox, shall we? Barry is plowing snow today, thank goodness, for last night the tractor stopped dead as he plowed the twelve inches of new snow on the driveway. It simply stopped cold, done, finis. He … Continue reading

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What do you do on another snow day?

1.  First of all, relax.  You don’t have to DO anything on another snow day.  The Universe gives you permission to relax and lie on the couch all day–in your pajamas–if you so desire.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Simply BE. … Continue reading

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Good thing they didn’t let the bobcat in!

How might you react if you noticed a cat hanging out on your deck, almost opened the door and let it in–and suddenly discovered this unexpected visitor was a bobcat? My husband told me this adventure after hearing it from … Continue reading

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