2014: GO!

If you talk to me this time of year, or read my blog posts, you would think I am super zealous about New Year’s Resolutions. That I have an endless list of self-improvement tasks to make me a better human being. And while I do select one thing I would like to accomplish each year…... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Considerations

Things to consider at the start of a new year, with love and good wishes for a joyful and peaceful journey. Pray Meditate Be aware/Stay awake Bow Practice yoga Feel Chant and sing Breathe and smile Relax/Enjoy/Laugh/Play Create/Envision Let Go/Forgive/Accept Walk/Exercise/Move Work/Serve/Contribute Listen/Learn/Enquire Consider/Reflect Cultivate oneself/Enhance competencies Cultivate contentment Cultivate flexibility Cultivate friendship and collaboration... Continue Reading →

A New Year Approaches

This time of year always sets me to thinking: what will I change? what can I do better? what do I want to accomplish? I look for signs. The meaning of a horoscope. A reading from an intuitive. A message from the angels. Words and symbols that cross my path. There are a lot this... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Realignment

Last night was movie night. Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons was on AMC, and I couldn’t resist an evening with Tom Hanks and a bowl of caramel popcorn. But it wasn’t quite as good as I hoped — the caramel popcorn was so sweet, I could feel the sugar coursing through my veins all night.... Continue Reading →

To Find Stock

To “make stock,” you boil down the remains of things - the bones of a roast chicken, the unused vegetables from the week, the leftover onions and herbs. You place it all in a pot and set it on the stove to boil away until everything has blended together into a rich broth, deep with... Continue Reading →


So, here we are, troops. Nineteen days into the new year and it still feels like the old year. Somehow, in my resolve not to resolve, and despite my stealth pass at New Year’s intentions, I’ve been subverted. My intent is AWOL. Maybe that’s a good thing? Maybe it means I’m pacified. Not needing to... Continue Reading →

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