Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bloggers are terrific!

I have blogged off and on for many years; but it’s only been with this blog that I have felt like part of a community. Previously, I wrote blogs mostly for other people (primarily my family) in an effort to … Continue reading

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Impermanence

This morning I awoke to a half-inch (or so) of snow on the ground, and a gentle-yet-constant fluttering of flakes from the sky: This afternoon all of the snow had vanished, and I drove home on completely dry roads and … Continue reading

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One day, multiple experiences

Today was one heck of a day.  One. Heck. Of. A. Day. My day began with a formal presentation to about 50 leaders in my work group about two key projects I have spent the past 4-6 months working on, … Continue reading

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Chance connection with a cotton-tail

Driving home from work today, I turned into my neighborhood just as the school bus was letting kids out.  One of the students crossed the road, wearing a pair of rabbit ears I’m assuming were made in class earlier in … Continue reading

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Sunshine!

This was our day yesterday: And this was our day today: I hope my “smile-worthy event” for today is evident.  🙂 Stef

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The various sides of shopping

The downside: I had to go shopping.  (Yes, I “had” to.  Truly, no choice in the matter.) The upside: I found everything I needed in one store.  Yay! The downside: I was in that one store for two hours, trying … Continue reading

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Unexpected wisdom

This week has been an unusual one for me.  My routine schedules have been thrown off completely; and while it’s good for me to get pulled from my habits (and therefore the comfort I find in structure, predictability, familiarity), it … Continue reading

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Pressing deadlines

Sometimes it takes just two seconds (and being present and open) to elevate a day from “ordinary” to “fun!”.  I was bustling about the office today, trying to complete many tasks – and feeling like I just didn’t have quite … Continue reading

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Stalked by smiles

Smiles seem to keep finding me – and I absolutely love it.  I’m not just talking about pleasant, happy, or pleasing events (though I will gladly take those, too), but actual honest-to-goodness physical smiles keep crossing my path.  Another one … Continue reading

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Birthday Redux

Today I received an influx of birthday wishes.  Several were from colleagues, others from friends and family.  All were graciously accepted, and continue to delight me.  Most of the positive sentiments were shared with me via stationary; today I received … Continue reading

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