Category Archives: Women

Done and DONE!

Laptop down. Reading glasses down. Folder down. Bottoms up!!! Sometimes when we reflect back on the way our life story unfolds it’s nothing short of serendipitous! Minutes before I finished working on the last insert for the book, Sam arrived … Continue reading

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tomorrow I STAND

I don’t consider myself political. Not at all. I’m not the person that debates politics or tries to change another human being’s political beliefs. But in looking back at my history of advocacy on behalf of children with disabilities, at my core … Continue reading

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size matters…

I’m not supposed to be blogging.  I’m really not. At all. Yet, here I am.  Again. Why, you ask?  Because I’m a writer.  What does that mean, you ask? Being a writer means I have control over how I arrange … Continue reading

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miss you already

I hesitated posting this – the old me would have kept this to herself.  She would have said, chin up.  She would have smiled a smile in vain.  And kept her emotions in check.  Her broken heart hidden.  But the spirit … Continue reading

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365 GIFTS

  While pondering what I wanted for my birthday this year, I realized that as I enter the second half of my fiftieth decade, (WHHAATT!) I don’t want one singular gift…I want 365 gifts!  Gifts of all kinds, from all … Continue reading

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THE PEAK SEASON

  I will not tread lightly into this season of my life.  The middle season.  Between the sunrise and the sunset.  The peak season, nestled amongst the dark and the light.  I will be steadfast, enveloped by a consciousness of … Continue reading

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WEIGHING IN: On What Matters Most

While it’s safe to say I’ve never been a wallflower, I am changing things up a bit.  This year I am living with bold intention.  That’s right you heard me…BOLD!  2013 was a frustrating and wonderful year all rolled into … Continue reading

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PIECES

I am a singularity of thought entwined in what astounds wonder I am transparent and elusive searching for common ground emerging I am a lover  inward and outward it resounds passion I am borderless though at times I feel bound … Continue reading

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The Redhead Made Me Do It

Bad habits…I can’t quit you!!! Let’s face it.  We all have them, but don’t like to acknowledge their existence.  Like that relentless little stain on a favorite shirt we insist on wearing, hoping no one will notice.  Until in front … Continue reading

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WITHOUT HESITATION

What is a NESTpiration you say?  It is what makes you jump out of your seat and yell woohoo!  It’s what puts an automatic “million dollar smile” on your face.  What melts your heart and makes you say awww out … Continue reading

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