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Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

February 21, 2012

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“Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. […]

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Trying something new…say it with me – Zumba!

February 7, 2012

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When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.  ~Confucius As part of the “12 Month Me-Moon Challenge,“ month one, January,  was my attempt at taking on the dance phenomenon Zumba! As you might expect it was a mixture of hilarity and fun (laced with […]

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11 Questions and one for you.

February 5, 2012

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“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game” ~ Will Durant A couple of days ago, I was feeling […]

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Dear Ellis, a Letter to my Father-in-Law.

January 30, 2012

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Dear Ellis, I always start every post with a quote and for today, in this letter to you, this quote feels right in my heart. “And you, while you are a thousand miles away, there are always two cups on my table.”   ~ Tang Dynasty Poem Although we are even further than 1,000 miles away, […]

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I may not see air travel the same way again, but I will see the bigger picture.

January 25, 2012

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I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ― […]

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If I could bottle this up.

January 24, 2012

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What I love in this image, is not that you can pinpoint the decade in which these things expired, but the feeling of going back in time to a place of freedom and lightness that in our current day our children only really know at a tender young age they will likely never remember. Staying […]

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Building community spirits one dress at a time: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

January 23, 2012

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~  Leo F. Buscaglia I am so proud and excited to introduce you our interviewee this week as […]

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Big and Little.

January 22, 2012

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“As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.” ~John Steinbeck. I have a another post stored up inside of me as you might guess by my recent travels to NYC where I stayed across […]

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Where do the chronicles of “Klonopin” and “Unconventional Wisdom” meet? On “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration!”

January 16, 2012

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“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.” ~ Unknown As I go to write this post, the thing that comes across the most about these 2 very funny, insightful and yet vulnerable people is that they have a gift.  Both Mina and Tom vacillate between being brilliantly and wickedly […]

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A Reminder of Why to be Grateful.

January 12, 2012

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There are so many things to be grateful for…and as I sit here with KSP and E sleeping soundly next to me, and Q in my lap, the reminder is even stronger. NO matter what chaos may be swirling around, take a moment today to be grateful for one or more of these things and […]

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