Category Archives: Friendships

Love Thy Neighbor

As I shared on a previous blog, I mostly stayed off of social media for many months over this past year.  As our political climate heated up, so did our Facebook feeds.  I knew it wasn’t healthy for me to … Continue reading

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Mo’ Mondays, Mo’ Problems

Today I celebrate my 41st birthday.  It doesn’t carry all the punch that the BIG 4-0 does, but I’m not sure I could handle all that extra excitement right now anyway.  I’m content to quietly ring in another year with … Continue reading

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The Space to Release

Clench.  Grip.  Tighten.  Hold On. Relax.  Open.  Loosen.  Release. And so between two extremes the pendulum swings…back and forth, back and forth.  Or does it? I just spent a week in Colorado.  The first five days were planned, with almost … Continue reading

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When life gets heavy

You may notice a theme in my blog posts lately.  The titles include words like off track, undertow, and heavy.  As in, it hasn’t been all sunshine and roses over here.  I can’t even blame the horrid winter we had … Continue reading

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The Energy of Yellow

If I look back over the years, I find that my mood on New Year’s Eve can be just as varied as our plans.  At times I’ve been excited and celebratory:  out with the old, in with the new. Other … Continue reading

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‘15 Revisited: One Woman’s Love Letter to the Folk at the Festival by the Sea

The footsteps we formed were unique, and our own; the paths that we followed held the echoes and whispers of those who had come before. We got what we needed, not always what we wanted. We held a sacred space … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Amy

I first met Amy in high school.  With two years between us in school, our paths wouldn’t necessarily have crossed, but we both got jobs at the Cedarville STAR Market when it first opened, and we bonded over our royal blue … Continue reading

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