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A Nighttime Walk

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Jun 16

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

Have you ever said, “Welp*, that isn’t going to create the reaction I want, is it?” [*Insert your favorite expressive word here.] We’re doing the best we can with what we have in the moment, and it makes sense to react that way b/c we’ve always done it…it’s an automatic habit, a knee-jerk ...

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Apr 16

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A bounce house for dinosaurs, of course

Few things are quite as entertaining and amazing as the mind of a child, where imagination and reality can coexist. Children are so present to their emotions, are so quick to forgive, and who could forget that ever present curiosity?   In February, I helped out a preschool as they found a full time teacher. Having spent […]

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Mar 16

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Only I don’t have baby dragons…

No matter where I am in the world, I seem to power down in the winter months. It’s my pattern and I honor it. There’s something magic about coming out of hibernation from the winter. The sun is out, flowers return, people are outside playing…everything feels more alive. Being a March baby, spring emerges right ...

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Barrel that says "Have Fun"

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Oct 15

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Making a deadline work for you / A system for people who hate systems

Did anyone else work up until the last moment of a deadline in high school? I did that all the time. Sometimes I’d stay up to all hours finishing something…or procrastinating until the final hour when I really just had to get it done. Thankfully, my high school work isn’t anything that I have to […]

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Living your mission

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Sep 15

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Mission centric, mission pithy

Are you memorable? A mission statement has to be memorable to be remembered. Seems obvious, doesn’t it? It has to be simple, short, and meaningful. Then, living that mission becomes easy as breathing. You know what to say yes to, and what to say no to. I recently came across a memorable mission statement by […]

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