The traffic cop may have given me a ticket for running a four way stop, but it wasn’t the speed of my car that we wound up discussing.It wasn’t long after I passed through the 4-way stop that I heard the siren and, looking in my rear view mirror, saw the flashing lights....more
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I have two brass lantern-style candle lamps on my mantel. They were once a treasured bargain find from 'Tuesday Morning'. Now, I just find them tired looking. Something which I don't even think much about unless it's that they need dusted or polished. I don't care much for dusting or polishing; and it's because of this that I have decided it's time to find them a new ho...more
I love a quiet weekend. While Hubby had to work Saturday, I caught up on chores and TV shows I had missed. Saturday night, we spent a quiet evening watching TV and reading.Sunday, after a few errands were completed...we settled in for the day. Steaks on the grill for dinner, Hubby watching TV and me enthralled by the latest from one of my favorite authors. Not a lot of conversation, but that comfortable silence between two people that actually takes years to achieve....more
Silence has the power to shake us at the core. It also has the power to allow us to tap into the deepest and most important pieces of ourselves so we create our life, our business, our careers, our relationships, and our every single precious day in a way that is meaningful. Eight years ago this Friday, 9/11 created a powerful hush that moved many to make lasting changes in their lives. For others their proclamation of change fell by the wayside as emotions were forgotten or buried on the way back to status-quo because fear or complacency took the driver's seat.
This post was meant to be for Monday, but alas...
I started writing this on Sunday afternoon, and then around four, I realized that I felt horrible. Just horrible. A depressing sadness had descended upon me and I could not figure out why or from where.
and I learned two hours later that our dear friend, Ken, had passed
away at 4:15. (Make the connections there that you wish.) As soon as I
knew this, the depression lifted. I felt such relief that he was no
I’m in America for a few days spending some time with my daughter before she returns to school for her last semester of college. While we were in the car yesterday, we were talking and playing tug of war with the radio dial while I was driving. I was trying to focus on what she was saying as well as navigating the car and we went back and forth with the volume control until finally she said, “ I don’t like to sit in silence.”
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