Greetings of the Season – Anything Goes …Even nothing

Is it me, or is there notably less holiday hype this year? I’ve always loved the holiday season, the darker evenings, the wrappings and trim and the anticipation of a celebration followed by a quiet day in. I have also noticed in recent years how quickly December passes. During the first week there’s always that […]

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Giving Thanks

It’s been awhile since I’ve been here. The past month has been full with preparations for the release of my small works prints on metal collection and caring for my dog Dasher in her final days. Between my two dogs, home hospice lasted from May up until last week. You just have to keep marching […]

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The Fall

Fall for me is the most nostalgic season. An ending to the hot summer, with its dark nights and cool breezes, Autumn heralds in new beginnings despite its position as the penultimate interval between the life and death of a year.  Fall conjures up visions of homecoming and bonfires, rites so interwoven into the American […]

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Regret Relief and Forgiveness Program – Start Here

Today my biggest regret…is having regrets. The cost of regret Whether they come in the form of “should’ve, would’ve, could’ve” or “I just wasn’t!/what was I?/ thinking” or just plain “why?”, regrets are an incredibly insomnia inducing, paralyzing time-suck.  A huge part of negative self-talk, long term regret can fuel stress, anxiety, and depression, all […]

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How To Write a Letter

I’ve been looking at old primers on letter writing, everything from Emily Post’s treatise on notes and short letters to a 19th century guide to writing letters to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s Letter Writing Lesson Plan, all of which give a fascinating look into letter writing etiquette of the past. The rules give insight into […]

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Healing through Intention – If you could say something to someone you lost, what would it be?

  In one of my favorite books, The Intention Experiment, Lynne McTaggart tells countless stories about how our intentions shape the world we live in.  One of the most fascinating of the narratives was about an experiment, the results of which were published in the British Medical Journal in 2001. Dr. Leonard Leibovici was out […]

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