Category Archives: Relationships

Plastic Magic

“I don’t believe you.”  I think I said this a million times. “It’s true,” my mother, obviously exasperated with my disbelief, replied again and again. “Are you sure? Are you really sure?” “Yes. Yes, I’m sure – I wouldn’t lie … Continue reading

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Memories of Mujadara

Some moments in time are perfect. When everything around you was just so; understanding, even then, that you are most likely going remember the time for eternity.  It doesn’t have to be anything dramatic or even noteworthy, it’s just a time … Continue reading

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I often wondered if I began talking in the womb…

Greetings People, I’m honored to have been tagged in a blog-tour that is happening right now.  Honored and surprised as I’ve not really been an active blogger nor reader for a little bit of time – and I’ll explain why … Continue reading

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Slightly Askew

I’ve seen this picture floating around Facebook recently. I guess a lot of people would have a hard time with this kind of situation.  I would never even notice. There is not one bone in my body that cries out … Continue reading

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A Friend and a Feast

Author’s Note: (in the spirit of my friend, Sharon) this post has taken me a ridiculously long to time write. Part of it is I don’t want to quite let go and share of the magic of the day. The … Continue reading

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Thank You All

This is a fast post – I wanted to thank everyone that has been faithfully following me – including you, spambot! I reached 2,000 followers this morning and am a little ok, MUCH thrilled. I have very mushy feelings for you … Continue reading

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As If – My Subject in a Box Rant

Warning: This post could be somewhat disjointed and rambly…and ranty.  Go figure… Yesterday on a bike ride with my friend, we discussed his upcoming book, “The Smartass Buddha” – just talking about different things – chapters he was trying to work … Continue reading

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Searching for Tribe

Give me some place that I can go  Where I don’t have to justify myself Swimming out alone against this tide Looking for a family looking for tribe                          … Continue reading

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Looking in the Mirror

Ish – this is a hard post to write.  It’s always difficult to hold a mirror up to yourself and see something ugly reflected back, but I would guess that these kinds of self-discoveries are the kinds that help us … Continue reading

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Finding Ease within the Bind

Warning: This is a rambling post ~ pretty much within my nature… This concept often comes up in my hot yoga class – finding ease within the bind. But what does it mean? In terms of postures, it simply means … Continue reading

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