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People are Good
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      4 comments

We went to a wonderful grocery store sandwich spot with my DS for lunch... the lunches got started years ago when the guys working in the butcher shop started making sandwiches for themselves at lunch time. Anyway, the place in a neighborhood i... Read more
I'm excited and nervous
Monday, August 27, 2012      9 comments

I have been taking anti-depressants of one sort or another for about 10 years. Lately with lots of issues resolved through therapy, a regular yoga practice and beginning a regular meditation practice, I am tired of the side effects and feeling ... Read more
A Wonderful Day in St. Louis with my sister (in pics)
Sunday, August 19, 2012      7 comments

Busch Stadium Sister and I at the game Next pictures are the Chinese Lantern Display at the Misso... Read more
In Response to ImageLover's great blog about dogs and heaven
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

My DD sent me this some time ago and I keep it on the desktop of my computer to read whenever I need to. A Dog's Purpose (from a 6 year-old) Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten- year- old Irish wolfhound named Belker.... Read more
Pema Chodron's Influence
Sunday, August 12, 2012      6 comments

I am an avid reader and have been since I was seven and polio tied me flat on my back in bed for six weeks. So my first introduction to Pema came through reading about her on-line after I saw her name mentioned several times on a yoga lovers in... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2012      8 comments

Today is the anniversary of my reaching my goal weight 6 years ago. At this time I weigh about 1.5 lbs more than goal and about 9 lbs more the the lowest I ever got.... which DH said was too low. I love the way my clothes fit, my body feels an... Read more
My new challenging attitude
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

This is the mantra I am using to deal with life these days: May all sentient being find happiness and the root of happiness; may we all be free of suffering and the root of suffering. The challenge is that word -all - that means the guy wh... Read more
Our inner strength
Friday, August 03, 2012      6 comments

Five days a week, I get a message in my inbox from "My Inner Pilot Light." These messages are always thoughtful and challenging. When I read this one today, I just had to post it here as I think it is something we all need to remember. We are... Read more
Saturday, July 28, 2012      9 comments

Okay, it's late and I'm still glued to the TV. I love watching the Olympics... the athletes that is. I do wish the "fluff" as I see it were not part of the process so we could see more different events. However today I watched tennis, bike ra... Read more
7 Lies to stop telling yourself
Friday, July 27, 2012      11 comments

Here are 7 lies you need to stop telling yourself: Lie #1: You are not worthy of love. Everyone in this world is worthy of love, and that includes you. The great thing about love is its abundance—it does not run out—and you can start w... Read more
Wonderful words from my massage therapist
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

If you feel you need strength Look inside and you will find it. If you feel you are lonely Place your hands on your chest and feel Your heart beating. If you feel sad Breath in the air around you And feel the happiness in energy ... Read more
What the President said about the tragedy in Aurora, CO
Sunday, July 22, 2012      7 comments

I found this moving for several reasons. It focuses on the victims, not the perpetrator, reminds us of what we can do and is personal. The audio of the address and video of the address will be available online at www.whitehouse.govat 6:00A... Read more
Quotes about Enthusiasm and Success
Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. - Charles M. Schwab Enthusiasm is the mother of effor... Read more
Please Watch this YouTube
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      4 comments

I think this is one of the best 20 minutes I have ever invested in listening. Please give it a try. It is about being whole hearted.
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Power Breakfast
Monday, July 09, 2012      6 comments

Old Fashioned Quaker Oatmeal- Plain (1/2 cup dry), 1 serving 150 27 3 5 Dannon All Natural Non Fat Plain Yogurt, 4 oz 53 8 0 5 Fage - 0%, 2 oz 33 2 0 6 Kefir (Lifeway lowfat probiotic), 1 serving 55 16 1 6 Bob's Red Mill Whole Gro... Read more

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