Monthly Archives: May 2011

Reclaiming my Birthday

22 years ago, my brother John died a week before my 22nd birthday (I don’t say that to garner sympathy, its just a fact).  I barely remember that birthday.  I seem to remember a small cake down at the beach … Continue reading

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Definition:  not in perfect balance; a bit askew I’ve been feeling a bit off balance the past few days.  I can’t put my finger on why. Things are good.  I’m getting settled in my new home and have turned in … Continue reading

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Embracing the Light

This weekend, I attended a seminar given by Patricia Cota-Robles entitled “Taking Charge of Your Life”.  I’ve been following Patricia for a few years but this is the first time she has offered a seminar here and it was free so … Continue reading

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I am still without internet access at home so I have to sneak on here and there.  The house is coming together although I haven’t done much since Mom & Paul left on Monday.  Things will get done in due … Continue reading

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The Day After

Dishes and glasses are put away, bedroom is in some semblance of order but the guest room…total disaster…and for the moment, I am ok with that. Mantra for today:  One minute, one box, one step at a time.

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Slowing Down

The beginning of May has been a whirlwind of activity.  May 1st was spent running around briefly visiting friends who were in town from PA then off to VA for a family gathering celebrating my Aunts birthday.  May 2nd was … Continue reading

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Stuff, Stuff and More Stuff!

How can one person possibly accumulate so much stuff? I was just packing my closet and had a little meltdown…ok…I really just sat there muttering to myself…’it is ridiculous how much stuff I have’…over and over again.  Its crazy.  I … Continue reading

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