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21
Apr

Drop anchor

Pause to plan Sailing in stormy waters can feel exhilarating and nauseous, all at once. It’s just a squall we tell ourselves; we’ll be out of…

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15
Apr

Party of one

Honour yourself There is something inherently kind about taking oneself on a dinner date. It was a gracious patron of the bistro where I worked in…

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31
Mar

I love you

Just the way you are How many times have we tried to change, dismiss, exaggerate, or disguise parts of ourselves to fit in or earn a…

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24
Mar

I didn’t see this coming

C'est la vie ma chérie. There is an elderly woman in my French Conversation class. I enjoy partnering with Marie because she has lived most of…

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11
Feb

I Didn’t Know What I Didn’t Know

But I thought I did. Years ago I lost a dear friend to addiction. Though she openly shared her struggles with me, I couldn’t understand why…

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13
Jan

Resolve to Evolve

In your own good time. I enjoyed making resolutions. My list of lofty goals to create a brand new me was primed and ready for the…

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29
Oct

Advocates

“Are you getting your needs met?” she asked. I had no idea what she was talking about. What needs? I was employed, the fridge was stocked,…

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25
Oct

Turn Off the News

I’m craving blind ignorance. On the record, I am a news hound. Call it good old-fashioned need-to-know, but I like staying abreast of current events. It’s…

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16
Sep

Honey, You Need to Leave

So I can breathe. Uncoupling is not for the faint of heart. In fact, it takes a mighty heart, beating strong and steady, to admit defeat…

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04
Nov

Go Out on a Limb

But stay tethered to the trunk.  Some decisions are simple, others complex. Yes or no, which way do I go? Line up the hazards so I…

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