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Being Perfect

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” -Anna Quindlen perfectin every wayperfectevery day exhaustingnot rewardingoverwhelmingconstantly judgingconstantly worryingunachievable Becoming “myself”… What if you don’t like me? What if I’m too different? What if you abandon me,…

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Year In Review

As I reflect over the last year, I find myself smiling. It has definitely been a year of change…of transformation.  Here’s just a few of the highlights: Moved Ended my marriage Renewed relationship with my older daughter Became an empty nester Fully supported myself financially on my own Launched my…

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Soul-Soothing, Word-Bending Writing Journeys with Jess Morrow

The ebook is entitled, Invincible Summer, created by Jess Morrow, to allow an honoring space for women to change their lives through writing. Written after offering two e-courses by the same name this past summer, she has packaged up the course in one, easy-to-follow ebook.  The e-courses were offered after…

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Fabulous Blog Award

It’s so great to be chosen by Amy Putkonen for the Fabulous Blog Award this past week – thank you!!  I love the idea of getting to know Ultimate Blog Challenge participants better through these posts. Here are the Rules for the Fabulous Blog Award: Thank the blogger who gave…

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Invincible Journey

I’ve mentioned that I’m taking a writing class with Jess Morrow and I just can’t tell you enough how much I’m enjoying it and how much I’m getting out of it.  In a short time, I feel like I’ve gotten rid of some baggage that was, quite frankly, really friggin’…

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My Bliss List

Another unbelievably awesome week!  We are on a roll!!  Here’s my list: The Great Blue Heron came back to visit twice in one day… One of the geese families decided to spend the afternoon swimming in the pond, enjoying the warm and sunny weather.  Here they are drying off afterwards……

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Who Am I

I am taking a writing class with Jess Morrow called the Invincible Summer.  This is one of the pieces I wrote this past week.  I’m a bit behind on my blogging but not on my writing.  I’ve written more soulful pieces this past week than I have in my entire…

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My Bliss List

It’s that time again to share my blissful moments from this past week.  I’m excited to share.  A big thank you to Liv Lane for encouraging us to see the bliss each week. Retreat time at Crow Wing Crest Lodge in Akeley, MN.  I go twice a year and always…

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Orange is the Happiest Color

This year I joined a Creative Color Challenge being offered by Louis Gale.  It’s my first time although she has offered it in the past.  I love the idea of once a month creating something using one color palette (plus black and/or white if desired).  It’s simple, yet powerful.  January’s…

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