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Not This

Do you ever have times where you can’t articulate what you want, but one thing you are certain of is what you don’t want? Liz Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, calls it a “Not This” moment. The “Not This” … Continue reading

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How Good Are You At Asking?

Italian Rum Cake Circa 1967 When I was young I did not ask for what I wanted. It never occurred to me to say out loud what I desired. I wished and hoped that the adults around me would read … Continue reading

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What Do Paul Gauguin and Adele Have In Common?

Touring isn’t something that I’m good at. Adele   I read this quote from Adele today in an article in which she discussed her desire to quit touring. For me her admission radiated bravery to buck a system and to … Continue reading

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Meet Filomena and Elisa

Filomena rose with the sun. There were many things to do this day and she wanted to tackle the hardest one first. Heading out the door, she walked the narrow streets of Campolattaro. A few of her neighbors were already … Continue reading

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Ireland At Last!

Last week found me celebrating my birthday in Ireland. As you may know, it’s been my desire for a while to travel to Ireland. While I’ve visited England many times to visit my husband’s family I’d never taken that short … Continue reading

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What is Hygee and How Can it Make You Happy?

Last month while Christmas shopping I splurged on the softest blanket I had ever felt. I imagined myself curled on the sofa covered in this wonderful blanket reading on quiet winter evenings. I also bought myself quite a lot of … Continue reading

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A Little Goes a Long Way

A little goes a long way. A little word of encouragement to help someone get through the day. A kind glance to let someone know they are seen. A small gesture to let someone know they are not navigating this … Continue reading

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