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Fantabulous Fridays: An oldie but a goodie

I first checked out Simple Abundance, by Sarah Ban Breathnach, from the library years and years ago.  I was intrigued by the lovely daily meditations, advice and observations for busy modern women. Recently, I bought myself a used copy super-cheaply.  … Continue reading

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One Book, One New Orleans, plus brass band love

One Book, One New Orleans. It’s a cool month-long celebration in the city.  The idea is that everyone reads the same book and then attends awesome events, all in the name of adult literacy.  This year’s book is Nine Lives, … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays: a yoga resource I like

I’m back on the yoga wagon.  I feel so much better when I have a regular yoga practice. Yoga has done wonders for my posture and strength.  I look at photos from years ago and am amazed by my “vulture” … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays- Start where you are

Here’s a great little resource when you need a little kick start in being compassionate.  Start Where You Are is a small yet powerful book by Pema Chodron.  My copy includes a set of cards that you can read daily … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays: Create a life worth living

For today’s Fantabulous Friday, I’d like to share a book that’s been instrumental in helping me carve out a new way of looking at how I spend my time. Once I quit full time teaching, I needed to make other … Continue reading

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A slight problem arises . . .

When I’m spending a lot of work time on the computer – see posts below – then I’m not as inclined to stay on the computer even longer doing things like writing or posting photos on this little blog.  Because … Continue reading

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Still wondering . . .

What did we used to do before all of these computer screens came into our lives?  Did we actually spend more time interacting with each other in person, or were we just watching a whole lot more TV?  I’ve had … Continue reading

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