I'm lucky and I know it

I am lucky. I am not contest-winning lucky or surrounded by people who hope that my good fortune will rub off on them, but I consider myself to be extremely lucky. After all, I am a healthy woman married to an amazing man and we are raising a precocious and clever little boy in an age of great technology and in a place where we enjoy a lot of freedoms....more

Fresh Start In A Familiar Place and Hopefully Familiar Faces

A long time ago I ran away from my life when I could not take one more second of my ex-husband's absurd gambling addiction. His personal turmoil left our whole family in a shredded heap on the floor. It was ugly. I needed safety, sanity and peace for myself and my children.  ...more

Because Today, I'm Tired

So, this: ...more

Opportunity or Distraction? 3 Questions to Decide

When it comes to creative opportunities, I rarely say no. It’s in my nature–I just don’t like to miss out. On anything. And a childhood full of extracurriculars accustomed me to being busy. And besides, throwing in something new and different every once in a while can shake you free from routine and help your brain think in new ways.On the other hand, being too carefree with what you commit to can distract you from the creative projects you truly care about. Let’s face it … there’s a good way to be busy and a bad way to be busy....more

From BlogHer '12 to a Green Cabin

Have you ever seen something that had an immediate impact on your life? Something so wonderful, you couldn't quite understand the magnitude at the time, but which moved you to action, figuring the whys and wherefores would later appear?...more
@elaineR.N. Oh goodness, Elaine! I am, like, the worst friend EVAR. Just finding this...  Green ...more

Love Your Work - There is a World of Opportunity

No matter what kind of work you do, you should find a way to love it because there is opportunity in your work. A person who works for their own business controls the destiny of that business and the destinies of the people employed, this means there is opportunity. A person who works for a small company has the opportunity to come up with amazing ideas to help the company grow. A person who works in the home has the opportunity to make the home a better place for those who live in the home....more

It May Take Time, But With Time Comes Opportunity

 "And when Grey's Anatomy became a must-see TV and my entire life changed, I felt like it was the moment I had been waiting for my whole life; after all, I had spent three decades working toward it.  By then I had the character and the personal infrastructure to enjoy the incredible ride....more

When One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

"When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."-Alexander Graham Bell-----------------...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” With Good News of Financial Opportunities 1-10-12

Sudden and unexpected news arrives.This results in a feeling of satisfaction from mail, phone, email, etc.Opposing Energies: impatience, anxiety, frustration, inconsistency, lonelinessThis is a settling of something that is quick, connected with your desire for more, or for making money and achieving great results.Wide Awake Words™ for today: clarity, opportunity, ambitiousBecause this opportunity arrives quickly, take time to respond and think it over....more