It’s Own Reward

The Fours of Nature: Laurie, Mary, Norma, and Dorey  What have I been up to lately?  According to the date of my last post, it’s apparent that I haven’t been blogging. For one thing, I have added real estate to my collection of careers. Ultimately, I will be purchasing a retreat and realty presented itself … More It’s Own Reward


Keep Getting Up

At a coaching luncheon I attended a couple of months ago, the speaker discussed storytelling as a coaching technique. I found a particular exercise he facilitated of great benefit to me, personally. We wrote about our lives, eventually condensing our life story down to six words. Upon completion, we meandered around the room, each of … More Keep Getting Up

The Key

Well I know it wasn’t you who held me down Heaven knows it wasn’t you who set me free So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains And we never even know we have the key    from Already Gone by the Eagles, songwriters Jack Tempchin & Robert Arnold Strandlund   It’s funny how … More The Key

14 Things I Love

For Valentine’s Day I made a list of 14 things I love.  (They are in no particular order… unless stream of consciousness qualifies as an order.)    1.  baby giggles… especially my granddaughter’s 2.  exercising, especially outside 3.  frozen Margaritas 4.  when my kids ask for my advice… and really want it… and take it 5.  … More 14 Things I Love