Category Archives: epiphanies

Get outta Dodge! Who knows what you’ll find?

About a month ago, my stepsister offered us a week in her condo in Kirkwood, Tahoe. It would work out well with my son’s week off from school, but a ski vacation…really? Now? It felt extravagant. But I said to … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

We get that question from the time we’re able to talk, don’t we? And the answers seem so simple then, a fireman, a doctor, a teacher….I love my son’s answer, an inventor. And hey, sometimes it does come to pass, … Continue reading

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So, what are you doing?… And other questions that scare us

So, I went to see an old drama school friend perform his new one man show the other night. It was my second time seeing it because the first time I was so moved and then so mad at myself … Continue reading

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Whose HOPE is it anyway?

Every single one of us, that’s who. I’m a little fired up today because of something that happened to my friend. Her name is Jen and she’s full of hope. Literally, she is an Ambassador of Hope with this organization. … Continue reading

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Okay, how about a post a week?

Wow, one day and I’m already waving the white flag! But after spending 8 solid hours on my taxes today, I realized there are just going to be days when I can’t get to the blog….I might be on the … Continue reading

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The hot, delicious, chocolate, molten center…reclaiming the word mid-life!

Okay, so my friend took issue yesterday with the use of the word “mid-life”. She said, “I feel like I’m just getting started!” She’s so right, so I started thinking about the word. It certainly has “old” written all over … Continue reading

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The NEED for spit take laughter or Girls Night In!

When was the last time you did a spit take? You know, when someone makes you laugh so hard you spit your drink out. For me it was a recent Girls Night In. We’ve all read that study that tells … Continue reading

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