Monthly Archives: July 2012

On the path of reinvention

A TIP FROM LOL: Don’t be an ostrich with your head in the sand. Transitions are always a challenge. * Thanks to a conversation with my side-kick Donna I’m spending time updating my list of values, wants, wishes, and must … Continue reading

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garden as teacher

“If you get down on your knees… you are likely to become exquisitely aware of what you are doing.”  ~Barbara Brown Taylor Here in Traverse City I enjoy working every day hauling water and getting down on my knees in what … Continue reading

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Interdependence Day

Neighbor child’s art A few nights ago I enjoyed the simple, silly pleasure of riding in the back seat of new friends’ shiny red “Beemer” convertible. We laughed about boys and their toys. On July 4 I wrote in my journal; … Continue reading

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Brave

Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared. ~Edie Rickenbacker The princess of this story is feistier, more resourceful and a little more stubborn and potentially more destructive.* Penny my … Continue reading

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