If there is nothing else to create then, perhaps, you will create yourself. – Carl Jung

Dimming your light to make another’s appear brighter darkens the whole world. – anonymous

The work of art I do not make, no one will ever see. – Simone Weil

Make today less about pleasing others and more about pleasing yourself.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

What would you do if you were not afraid?

Don’t let go of your courage the minute things start to become difficult. – Elizabeth Gilbert

The eyes of my eyes are opened. – ee cummings

There are two ways of spreading the light—to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton

The Light and the Dark Rum

The Light and the Dark Rum

I love a great glass of red wine on a crisp autumn evening. Or the perfect Pimms Cup to celebrate the beginning of summer. It’s so easy to feel ever so elegant with a crisp gin and tonic shaken and served (with fresh lime juice) in a martini glass. And on those...

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Uneven Surfaces

Uneven Surfaces

They care for you and then, later on, if you are lucky enough to have a Mother Who Grows Old, you return the favour. This is how it is beginning for me. My mother finally took her doctor’s advice and got a shiny new metal hip. This after years of “I’m fine!” but the...

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Lean Back: Re-Thinking Leaning In

Lean Back: Re-Thinking Leaning In

I am, what my mother once called, “high strung”. One of four children, I knew where I was going at an early age. Rather, I knew where I was NOT going. I was not following my Mother’s rough and rocky path. A stay at home mom forced to return to the workplace when her...

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Might have been the 50th birthday, might have been the minor health scare. Might have been the discovery of my 20 year old self, over there in the journals I pulled out of a long ago packed-and-forgotten box. Either way I have gone and done it. I have quit my job,...

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A Bird in the House…

A Bird in the House…

This morning I was out for breakfast with my beloved friend Frank. Actually I had spent the morning driving him to the eye doctor, as a follow up to his cataract surgery. I chide him to wear wrap around “terminator” sunglasses. He balks, believing the new eyewear will...

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