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We’re off on a grand adventure.

We’re off on a grand adventure.

We are in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland.  For some it would be the trip of a lifetime, but since we come here a couple of times a year, the trip doesn’t have that same sense of the unknown.  Don’t get me wrong, we love it here.  We...... Read More

Sometimes it does take a village!

Sometimes it does take a village!

I have heard this African proverb quoted many times.  It is so popular now that we can just say, “it takes a village” and others will understand that we are talking about community, cooperation and group responsibility. This past week...... Read More

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

The beaches here in Ireland are unbelievable.  The sand is soft, the scenery is breathtaking and the water is clear and sparkling.  When the sun shines, that is.  We have friends visiting with us right now and Tuesday was the day to spend at the...... Read More

Act now because inspiration is fleeting.

Act now because inspiration is fleeting.

We all receive inspiration.  It’s when you have an idea that sparks up your brain and gives you a solution to a problem or a work around for a particular situation or a creative idea for a project or item.  It is exhilarating. I have found...... Read More

Be Brave! Ride the Wave!

Be Brave! Ride the Wave!

I have never been on a surf board, and I am not sure that it will ever happen, but I do like playing around in the ocean.   While the waves are beautiful as they come crashing onto the shore, the ocean is powerful and we need to recognize signs...... Read More

Events cause priorities to shift.

Events cause priorities to shift.

Just like most everyone I know, my calendar of scheduled appointments gets filled up.  Not all of these appointments are work related, some are lunches or dinners with friends.  Some of my appointments are self-care and pampering as well.  My...... Read More

Eat Dessert First, Life Is Uncertain!

Eat Dessert First, Life Is Uncertain!

In the early 1980’s there was a dessert place in Seattle, that had the marketing slogan, “Eat Dessert First, Life Is Uncertain!” Arden and I adopted this as a family motto.  Circumstances always remind us that life is uncertain...... Read More

Immediately friends.

Immediately friends.

Nick loves meeting new people.  Often he will put out his hand as he says, “Hello.”  If they respond to him, he follows up with, “What is your name?”  Some people will engage with him and others seem affronted by his...... Read More

Follow your heart!

Follow your heart!

I wanted to share this story not only because I think that it is a very cute story about Nick, but also because I believe that wisdom and support can often come to us from unexpected sources if we are open to receiving it. The other day...... Read More

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