Monthly Archives: December 2013

Pausing to Engage

I want to live a life of engagement by building and nurturing relationships as well as adding to my community large and small. I find that I have a fair amount of energy to engage, but it is not infinite.

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Simple Pleasures

I’ve been craving being home lately. This is a surprise. I love venturing out into the world and the stimulation of the sights, sounds and smells of other ventures. One of my favorite activities is walking down a city street

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Animal Dreams

In the middle of the night, I wake to the sound of my dog’s tail slapping the floor. I smile—which is not my usual response to being awake at 3 am. Ty, my 75-pound, 10-year old yellow Labrador Retriever is

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Change and Continuity

There is a saying here in New England where I live that if you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes and it will change. My cousin, who travels a great deal and is quite knowledgeable about things like

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The Landscape is Revealed

I seem to fall in love with each season as it shows up and unfolds anew. I am currently in love with the end of Fall, not in spite of, but because the leaves have fallen to the ground. My

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