Category Archives: Personal Growth

Keeping the Spirit…My Parenting Blurb

My oldest son, whom I now refer to as the, “Man-child”, seems to be coming into his own. Truth be told, it has been somewhat of a rollercoaster ride raising him. Now, he is someone who I actually enjoy being … Continue reading

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What an idiot!

One stupid maneuver of mine in a series of many…(insert face palm here)   I came home from work yesterday feeling oddly, “punchy”. It was Friday and although I worked hard, we ladies in the office were conversing and laughing … Continue reading

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The Gentle Bear & The Busy Bee

Being from New York and moving barely before my nineteenth birthday, clear across the country to a desert town, I eventually met my husband almost four years later. He introduced me to the norms of being a desert rat, as … Continue reading

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Gandhi, Maslow and Me, Living it up Harmoniously…

~ Abraham Maslow My husband grew up within a normal family dynamic, full of unity, unconditional love and support. All his needs were met as a child and into adulthood. His family’s love never wavered. This is what should be … Continue reading

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The substance of things hoped for…

  “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things unseen.”   -Unknown   Faith. A word we have all incorporated in at least some small aspect of our lives. A word that we put into practice … Continue reading

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Crazy Carl, Chicken Lady, and Dark Sunglasses Man has nothing on me!

It began as a typical Thursday morning; alarm clock went off, I show signs of life, and therefore the animal kingdom lingers and jumps around in anticipation knowing they will be fed only seconds from now. I stumble to the … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

A long time ago, a very dear friend sent this to me in a beautiful picture frame that I still keep hung on my wall. I often stare at it to center me: To encourage being in the moment and find gratitude … Continue reading

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