Tag Archives: Happiness

The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place…for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow … Continue reading

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Every once in a while we are granted a rare opportunity to escape the reality of our everyday. This past weekend I left the world of laundry and tantrums, carpools and playdates, and obligations and schedules. I stepped back into … Continue reading

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Things I Will Miss

“I can’t.  I can’t go on.  It goes so fast.  We don’t have time to look at one another.  I didn’t realize.  So all that was going on and we never noticed…Good-bye; good-bye, world; good-bye, Grovers Corners. . . Mama … Continue reading

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A Little Monday Randomness

After a busy few days of summer fun – a day at the beach with good friends, a visit with old work pals, a wedding, and a some time paddle-boating around the lake in Wisconsin, Monday has once again reared … Continue reading

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Add Some Color to Your Day

There’s no mistaking it – color and mood go hand in hand.  Colors are influential on a social, cultural, and personal level, and my recent post in Urban Times talks about the impact that the “Color Jam” exhibit in downtown … Continue reading

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The Streetlight

The streetlight stood tall in the sparkling sunshine of midday.  From dawn to dusk, passersby looked up, marveling at the effervescent blue sky and the wispy clouds, but never noticed the stark, utilitarian streetlight. The streetlight soared overhead with an unassuming confidence, … Continue reading

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Books that Saved (or, at least, changed) My Life

“You cannot open a book without learning something.”  — Confucius Is there anything more powerful than a book?  What else has the power to educate, spread the imagination, foster fantasies, and inspire change?  What else can detach your feet from … Continue reading

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