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The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. (Carlos Santana, musician) I don’t take breathing for granted—not after a two-month fight with asthma and bronchial issues. Then I broke my hand and the complications escalated. My second book in the Star League […]

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  Human pain does not let go of its grip at one point in time. Rather, it works its way out of our consciousness over time. There is a season of sadness. A season of anger. A season of tranquility. A season of hope. (Robert Veninga) In my Star League Chronicles stories, textbooks open into […]

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I have come to believe that giving and receiving are really the same. Giving and receiving—not giving and taking. (Joyce Grenfell) “Do pebbles grow into rocks?” my young step-grandson asks as he gathers odd-shaped stones and places them inside a cardboard treasure box. The box rides inside a red wagon. I smile and tell him […]

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“It (your book) must have taken at least a half-hour to write.”

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Growing older, not up…my favorite little man reminds me change doesn’t happen overnight.

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A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points.  (Alan Kay) I awaken from a short evening nap on the couch at my brother-in-law’s house. I can’t breathe. One inhalation of albuterol, two. Desperate, wheezy attempts to get air out of my lungs. “Should I take you to the ER?” my husband asks. We are […]

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Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. (Jacques Maritain) I have attended fairs as a vendor, an author selling The Curse Under the Freckles, the first book in my soon-to-be-released series, The Star League Chronicles. The second book, Stinky, Rotten Threats, will be released soon. However, I have never tried signing with a broken […]

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If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us? (Buddha) Pool water makes movement easier. Jump and kick higher. Play like a kid. I make eye contact with others in class who find the same freeing mood. One lady, somewhat younger than I am, splashes and laughs as […]

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  Asking ourselves, “Where am I right now?” gives us a chance to step outside the internal dialogue for a moment of peace. Look around you, take a deep breath and notice what you see, hear and feel. Present moment awareness is the point of power and choice. It frees us from our compulsive thoughts. […]

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If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters. (Harvey Mackay) When people learn I had two books published, The Curse Under the Freckles and Stinky, Rotten Threats, they often ask if I get writer’s block. Uh, yeah, plenty of times. Especially when I try to write sunshine when […]

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