Monthly Archives: May 2012

What Looks Like Crazy

There is a book I have not had time to read yet – it is called, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage.  I love it though, based upon the title!  Ordinary days that just have … Continue reading

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Thought Gathering

All too often it seems I have so many ideas, projects, to-dos and wanna-dos bouncing around in my head that I realize I need to pause and take a moment to gather my thoughts.  Focus!  Prioritize!  This process can resemble trying … Continue reading

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Joie de Vivre

pronounced: zhwa-d-veev Joy of Life. This phrase is often heard in New Orleans.  I love it.  It is an attitude toward life.  I would much rather someone say about me that I have Joie de Vivre than … “That girl has … Continue reading

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Travel 101

1. Wear a helmet. I managed to bonk my head twice on the trip to New Orleans. One bonk got me a collective gasp from the other plane-passengers. Yeesh… 2. Run away from rum. Pretty, fruity, slushy drinks are killers … Continue reading

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Have you checked in with yourself?

I feel like I was having premonitional feelings (I don’t know if that’s a word, but it is the best way I can describe it). I’ve been thinking about how I’ve been feeling.  I thought about a few of my … Continue reading

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That ugly word, again…

Cancer. My Mom was diagnosed this week.  She feels great.  Looks great.  Acts great.  A mammogram was questioned.  Then a few more pictures.  Then a sonogram.  We chose to go with the thought process of, “They are just being cautious.”  … Continue reading

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Make a “To-Don’t” List

I’ve been feeling like a hamster on a wheel.  My to-do list is discouraging.  I’m the only one that can change my attitude…so, how about a to-don’t list? Don’t rush through my morning coffee. Don’t miss an opportunity for conversation … Continue reading

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