Monthly Archives: December 2011

Two little (and one big) teacher(s)

[Warning: This is a semi-long blog post. You may want to grab a cup of coffee, a mug of cider, or some other tasty beverage before hunkering down to read this bad boy. ;) {Pause; wait for people to get … Continue reading

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Get ready… Get set…

…get puppies! A year after losing our 14-year-old dog, my sweetie and I were ready to welcome some new animals into our lives. At the beginning of this month my husband and I went to a pet adoption monthly event … Continue reading

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Wherever you go, there you are

It’s said that a person can’t outrun their karma; that if life is going poorly in one city/state/country, simply picking up and moving to a new location likely won’t solve the issue(s). People who attempt such “geographical cures” eventually realize … Continue reading

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Precious gifts

When on vacation, I adhere to the same general routines that I employ in my ‘regular’ daily life.  I wake at the same early hour, complete morning yoga and meditation, continue to eat healthfully, engage in daily physical exercise, etc. … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping…

…is defined as “listening secretly to a private conversation.”  So if a conversation occurs at a normal volume in a public place (or, alternatively, as an announcement over a loudspeaker), it’s not really eavesdropping, is it?  ;) Today during a … Continue reading

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A napkin’s tale

Yesterday while getting a lovely morning beverage, I saw that the coffee shop I frequent had replaced their standard napkins with holiday-themed wipes.  Upon closer review, I discovered that these new napkins were not only seasonal, but interactive!  How fun! … Continue reading

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Supple Santa

Yesterday at work one of my sweetie’s colleagues celebrated a milestone anniversary with the company.  To help establish a festive mood, his manager brought in cupcakes for everyone to enjoy.  In addition to being delicious, these cupcakes were decked with … Continue reading

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#26: Attend/observe Participate in a Pecha Kucha event

Throughout my 14-year career in the business world, I’ve had the remarkable good fortune to participate in a variety of amazing experiences, and to work alongside (and for) genuinely exceptional people. I’ve mentioned several of my fantastic colleagues in various … Continue reading

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Skillful, sprightly scenes

Last week my work team pulled off a surprise baby shower for my manager.  During the party, one of my colleagues mentioned an activity she did with her new baby when she was on maternity leave last year: creating scenes … Continue reading

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Minty memories

This morning I arrived at work to find a holiday card from one of my peers/friends on my desk.  My work friend had placed a candy cane on top of the card – and when I saw the red-and-white striped … Continue reading

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