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Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”

March 26, 2012

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This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you.  I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece of writing I submitted for a contest that captures both of these things and all […]

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‘My Blog Saved Me.’

March 2, 2012

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“Kind words, kind looks, kind acts and warm handshakes, these are means of grace when men in trouble are fighting their unseen battles” ~ John Hall It’s Friday and it’s March and spring has sprung in my soul.  It’s my 200th post on this blog and almost 1 year to the day that I first […]

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“Let’s Bee Friends!”

March 1, 2012

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I first met the lovely Bruna when I saw her oh so sweet Button on a number of other blogs.  Her blog is called “Bees with Honey” and is a sweetest and most cozy place in this oh so big Blogospehere.  When I got to her blog I felt like I had taken a deep […]

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Her take is Simple and Refreshing. “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.

February 14, 2012

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Lately I find myself craving simplicity. Perhaps it’s doing too many things at once all the time, or the new year pushing me towards organization, but I have been attempting to simplify my life in some ways. I am unsubscribing from email lists, making calendars to […]

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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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Can you be burned out and still be inspired?

February 1, 2012

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This is what I am asking myself right now?  Recently, I have been pushing hard, burning the candle at both ends and in the middle and I am tired.  Or maybe it’s burned out.  As I headed  around the blogosphere the past few days to visit other bloggers who I enjoy reading, many of their […]

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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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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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Goose in a Bottle?

January 10, 2012

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“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” Gladys Browyn It’s been a lovely few days for some reason I can’t quite pinpoint, but perhaps it’s because I feel like I am growing. I often joke with E’s therapists how she tends to plateau and then all of a sudden she will do 3 new things […]

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