On Meditation

As I was saying in my last post, I am pulled like taffy these days, wearing thin in spots and still a little too thick in others. Who isn’t, I guess? We all have those times of the year in our chosen professions when work is just plain more intense. Inevitably, this is also the […]

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Making Time

I am sitting down to write with competing expectations. Competing priorities. Competing thoughts. Like my brain is going blow-for-blow with itself. I don’t have time to write you see. This is, in fact, mostly true. It’s the end of the semester, and with that, comes an intensifying pile of papers accumulating like cherry blossom petals […]

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Courage’s Love Song to Comfort

“You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort. You cannot have both.” – Brene Brown. I haven’t read any Brene Brown, but I keep thinking I should. I know how inspirational she has been to friends, acquaintances, and strangers alike. Just the other day, I was eating at a favorite watering hole, our local […]

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Seriouser and Seriouser

One thing I love about WordPress is that I am allowed to add words to the dictionary. It’s as simple as one click of the mouse. So, I am continually adding words, whether they are truly words or not. The origins of fake news….? Maybe, but sometimes you need to create a word to have […]

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This is Water

I am just past the midway point of my Spring Break. It’s Thursday, and the first signs of spring are budding on the trees outside my window. A bird calls over and over in a sing-song, cheery fashion. It’s the sound of Sunday drives, of daisies picked and placed inside glass vases. I was not […]

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Sunshine Blogger Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given by bloggers to fellow bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity in the blogging community… A peer honor for sure! Here are the rules…  Thank the person who nominated you.  Answer the questions from the person who has nominated you.  Nominate other bloggers for the award.  Write the same amount of questions for the […]

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Flip Side

I often attempt to keep things positive in this space because positivity is what fuels my mind, body, and soul. Because good juju is simply good for the soul. But I am also a truth-teller, according to my brief bio on The Manifest-Station, which just re-published an essay of mine on breaking the ties that […]

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