Category Archives: Goals

Giving Thanks for the Now

Autumn brings us an array of changing leaves. What do you think of when you see the reds and oranges, and yellows? Beauty, for sure. This season, I’ve also been more aware of how short a time this breathtaking palette … Continue reading

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Digging In When You Want to Give Up

Need a shot of perseverance? Try meandering through the recreated village of Plymouth, originally built by Pilgrims in 1620. You’ll get a clear picture of what it is to stick it out when it would be easier to give up. The Pilgrims of Plymouth are famous … Continue reading

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Inspiration from the Concord Bridge

Do you ever feel discouraged into inaction? Afraid to tackle something because it seems mundane in the face of a greater problem? The North Bridge in Concord is known in America as the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Sarah’s Key and Remembering What’s Important

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay Sarah’s story begins to surface when a journalist is assigned to research what happened in WWII in a Paris neighborhood 60 years earlier. The book alternates between the voices of the journalist and a young girl in wartime … Continue reading

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When Waiting Is Good

One sunny June day some years back, my family took off for a hike above Lake Tahoe. We hiked in search of an area high on the mountain. Not too far up the trail, we hit snow. First in patches, … Continue reading

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Figuring Out How to Walk

Learning to walk takes a lot of thought. If you’ve never walked before, it just doesn’t come naturally. You have to practice with all your being. The first few days you try it, you have to concentrate. Lift one foot, … Continue reading

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Getting Unstuck

My family met for pre-wedding photos at the park. We posed for various shots that included lawn and trees and a riot of bougainvillea. All was going well when we heard a small voice yell, “Help! Help! Help!” Nico had … Continue reading

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