Monthly Archives: October 2013

Art of Living Through Yard Work

I maintain that home ownership is over-rated. If I had my druthers, I’d be living in a condo in the city. But alas, my ex-husband wanted to live in a house with a large yard and lots of mature trees. … Continue reading

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Use Your Words

“The words you speak become the house you live in.”-Hafez I tell my kids all the time that words have meaning, choose them wisely, and use them. Use your words. They can hurt. They can heal. Words are powerful. Storytelling … Continue reading

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Run Like a Girl

My 7-year-old daughter, we’ll call her La Chica, ran a 5K over the weekend. When I say ran, I specifically mean sprint, shuffle, scream, skip, scream, jog, scream, skip, scream, hobble, jog, scream. And when I say sprint, shuffle, jog, … Continue reading

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I Loooove You…

Conditions–we place conditions and expectations on our interactions and how we operate interpersonally. We work hard for the expectation of a good salary and kudos. We do a favor expecting and hoping for one returned at a later date. We exchange … Continue reading

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Furlough: The Other “F” Word

I’ve been placed on furlough, so I have had a lot of time to reflect. Here are a few lessons learned so far: 1) You can’t take too few showers There’s unfortunately not much else I need to say about … Continue reading

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