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Meaning Mondays: Dancing with Heart

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. ~Author Unknown As you may recall, last Monday found me doing a lazy dance across my bare kitchen floor. And a few weeks ago, I wrote about the Four Healing Salves: Singing, Storytelling, Silence, and…drum roll please…DANCING! Clearly, something’s in the air. Or at least, … Continue reading

Meaning Mondays: The Time Edition

The good news is that creative expression, whether that means writing, dancing, bird-watching, or cooking, can give a person almost everything that he or she has been searching for: enlivenment, peace, meaning, and the incalculable wealth of time spent quietly in beauty. ~Anne Lamott Hard to believe, but I’ve now completed three months of Meaning … Continue reading

Introducing Meaning Mondays

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. -Annie Dillard Happy New Year! My holiday was refreshing, but it’s also nice to be back in my cozy blogging cockpit. My engines are revved up and I feel ready to fly into 2010. So. We made it. Another year. Another decade. … Continue reading


Ah, vacation. I’m just back from a three week break. The first week was catching up with all those things left undone home-wise and business-wise. The second week was out and about, with several excursions to San Francisco: a trip to the Asian Art Museum to see the Samurai exhibit, a movie, some theatre – Wicked … Continue reading

Five Ways to Increase Your Comfort During Transition

Last week I wrote about self-reinvention, which usually happens in tandem with transition. I’ve lived through a number of transitions myself, and am living through one right now. In fact, sometimes I think life is simply a series of transitions, with little spaces in-between. I was going to say, “with little spaces in between for … Continue reading


Goodness, where has June gone? Or May for that matter? It’s been over a month since I’ve written, and I feel gripped by that old cliché, “time got away from me.” Well, that’s not exactly true. I was fully aware of how I was using my hours and days during the past month. I made … Continue reading

Television and Meaning

I haven’t watched a lot of television in the past six years, ever since we moved our TV into a room that didn’t have a cable hookup. In doing so we created a comfy little hideaway that was perfect for movie viewing. But, that meant if we wanted to tune in to real TV we … Continue reading


April has got hold of me. She firmly grasped me by the shoulders and said (somewhat urgently), “Don’t wait any longer.” April is my birthday month, and I love her combination of fierceness and gentleness. I consider April the true start of spring, which brings with it an urgency to clear out, clean out, and … Continue reading