Posted at Dec 5, 2013 5:00 am in , , ,

I skipped last Thursday because it was Thanksgiving and I was celebrating with extended family. I’ll make up for it today by simply stating that I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that focuses on gratitude for all we have, and is usually spent with those we love. This year I’m particularly grateful for an […]

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Twitter: The Introvert’s Cocktail Party!

Posted at Nov 23, 2013 5:51 am in , , , ,

I confess: I’m hopelessly hooked on Twitter. In the past I’ve been paranoid about social media, but I’ve totally drunk the Twitter Kool-Aid. I know, I know: I’m late to the party. But at least I made it. And I want you to join me! At first I just cracked open the door and peeked […]


A Reminder to Be Kind

Posted at Nov 21, 2013 5:00 am in , ,

This Thankful Thursday, I’m linking to a beautiful speech about kindness by George Saunders. He says so eloquently the things I’m learning as I get older. Like Mr. Saunders, I regret many “failures of kindness” in my own life, moments large and small that I wish I could do over. But as a friend reminds […]

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Loss and Light

Posted at Nov 14, 2013 5:00 am in , , , ,

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson Years ago, I kept a gratitude journal and it made a profound difference in my attitude and how I viewed my life. Recently I started this practice again, with a deeper appreciation that only time and life experiences can bring. Gratitude […]