Monthly Archives: February 2012

Truth, a Boy and a Bewildered Mom

Do these eyes look like they’d accept a simple answer? My five-year-old, J, has caught me off-guard with his inquisitiveness on several occasions over the past few years. Before he was three, he grilled me about how and why Rudolph’s … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 2)

“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” ~ Joshua J. Marine In my last post I wrote about an intense personal challenge: backpacking the West Coast Trail (WCT).  Here’s the continuation. Below is a pic … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 1)

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” ~ Aaron Rose You know those rare, special moments when all seems right with the world?  When you feel absolute, pure happiness? In the past I’ve encountered such wonderful, unexpected moments … Continue reading

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Living on Purpose (part 1)

“My advice is to live your life – allow that wonderful inner intelligence to speak through you… Don’t climb the ladder of success only to find it is leaning against the wrong wall.” ~Bernie Siegel, M.D., Love, Medicine and Miracles … Continue reading

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