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Sneak Preview: I’m Going to Make the Movie “Thrive!”

I’m smack dab in the middle of a project that has got my creative juices gushing. I know the signs. Right now, I sit at my laptop with 8 screens open alternating between a business plan, notes, my project journal, … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend with the Monks: Days I’ll Never Forget

Things pull at me. Intuition will grab a cushion, sit on my shoulder, and whisper in my ear until I listen. Not in a stalkerish kind of way, but more like that fun friend who calls you to adventure. (I’m blessed … Continue reading

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Death as the Beacon of Life

The key to the conquest of death is to find out who you are. Deepak Chopra I’ve spent the last few weeks working on my eulogy. I’ve come to one conclusion: this is one of the best exercises for framing … Continue reading

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The Illuminated Mind

One of my purposes for being on this planet is to become conscious about consciousness. It is perhaps why I find myself seeking to dive deep into the understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection. I am fascinated how that manifests in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mr. Woodman’s Music

Alex Woodman was my son’s favorite teacher. A few weeks ago, he died suddenly at 59.  It’s taken time to process, for me and for the whole community. There are no words to describe this man, but because he loved stories, and words … Continue reading

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Meet Lois

The ups and downs of writing are enough to make any writer want to quit at least once a day. It’s imperative to have dear, kind friends along this path that understand the radically strange landscape of publishing…someone to share … Continue reading

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Ashland Secrets You’ll Love!

There are things you can control in life, and things you can’t. Eric Weisinger of Weisinger Family Winery (inspired by Professor Clark Smith who wrote on the board: Winemaking (like life) is the art of the intelligent compromise. Today is my husband and my … Continue reading

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The Flow

One of the first thing kids want to know when they find out I write books for children and teens is where I get my ideas. If it’s a particular story I have not been assigned, and I don’t have structural restrictions … Continue reading

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Cage Makers

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson (The Great) Once upon a time there was a cage. The cage was stuffed full of unhappy people. … Continue reading

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Listening, Mrs. Ginn and Other Reflections

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ― Ernest Hemingway I’ve been tapping out Monday blogs consistently for the past two years. For awhile I was also blogging on other platforms on Wednesdays and Thursday, but that started … Continue reading

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