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wonderful

I don’t usually talk about this, but thinking up scary things is one of my special talents. No matter what happens, I can always imagine something worse. I don’t have to try. Fear just comes naturally to me. You might … Continue reading

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Take your worries for a walk.

Sing your worries a song. Dance with them. Tell them a joke. Or bake them a pie. I love this idea. I mean, I totally love it. It’s the rarest of gifts: a brand new idea. At least  it is … Continue reading

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When I’m 64. And a half.

This past Sunday afternoon, my granddaughter’s best friend threw her a surprise 17th birthday party. It was great. You know how, a lot of times, the surprisee figures out the plan beforehand? Well, this time, Ms. Birthday didn’t have a … Continue reading

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a little more comfort

Thinking about comfort zones reminded me of a journal entry from several years ago, about the flowers I’d planted out front that summer. In the midst of some hard times, that little garden and the enormous oak tree standing over … Continue reading

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the comfort zone

Don’t you love that phrase? Me, too. So reassuring to imagine that there’s a tangible place where you can feel comfortable. And comforted. The comfort zone. Where did that idea come from? About 30 seconds of online research taught me … Continue reading

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#showerthinking

“Everyone who has taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it that makes a difference.” –Nolan Bushnell I saw that quote online last night. I … Continue reading

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