savouring simple pleasures *updated

I realise that last post sounded a little grumpy and impatient. I want to remedy that. I want you to know that, even though in the last few days of the month I was eager for the symbol of a fresh start, I was able to practice...

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on creativity #10daysthx

My sister Catherine is an artist. Truly. She can create a mermaid out of sand and kelp and flowers, or a block print that shows anatomy and the interconnection of the individual with the world. Her modelling clay creations while...

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on random kindness #10daysthx

Random acts of kindness don’t feel random to me. They feel purposeful, intentional, caring, and filled with light. They brighten any day, making a bad time better – and making a good time better, too. Kindness reminds...

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on cooler weather #10daysthx

Ah, the seasons. Or more to the point, the changing of the seasons. When a new season starts, it’s so much fun to get out the clothing, accessories, dishes, foods, what-have-you that make that season what it is. As the...

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on superpowers #10daysthx

When I was at WDS in July, I did a break-out session with Andrea Scher. To open, Andrea asked us each to introduce ourselves with our names and one of our superpowers. The range and variety of superpowers in that room was a truly...

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on home #10daysthx

On our road trip, we stopped first in Portland for a look around and lunch at the food trucks at 10th & Alder. Ed was wearing a new t-shirt, an Xbox/Sounders collaboration. Turns out that was the day of a big Portland/Seattle...

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