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The Thrill of Life

The Thrill of Life

Life can be lived in as many different ways as there are people. At the opposite ends of the spectrum are; People who have difficulty witnessing their life as a dispassionate observer causing them to become consumed with the details of daily existence and people who...

Today I will Oppose Nothing

Today I will Oppose Nothing

Lately I have been listening to Deepak Choprah's daily affirmations. I have found that they calm me and help make me more thoughtful. Yesterday's affirmation is shown below. I have heard it many times and each time I hear it, it brings more clarity for me. It talks...

Farmers Market Boulder Colorado

Farmers Market Boulder Colorado

Today I visited the Boulder Farmers Market and the only thing that was disappointing was that I didn't have a bigger bag and a cart with wheels. It was, in my friends words, "better than Whole foods" and that is saying a lot. Natural Honey If the bee...

Beautiful Clouds

Beautiful Clouds

Over the past week we have been watching a developing storm in the Gulf of Mexico. It will bypass us and head toward the Texas coast. Watching the clouds develop in the tail of this storm on radar has me thinking about them; their complexity and our amazement. Clouds...

Should we live in the present?

Should we live in the present?

I noticed a distinct difference between the way Europeans & Americans view their environment when I visited Europe. Because Europeans live in an environment of old, seemingly permanent, structures they have developed an ethos of "care taking". Whereas Americans...

People are just people all over the world

People are just people all over the world

It is funny how we characterize ourselves and then we live up to those characterizations. My husband, the therapist, would say "you just have to re-frame yourself". Well, easier said than done. I characterize myself as a non-reader. Ok, I know how to read, but I just...

Vegetarianism:Fad or Freedom

Vegetarianism:Fad or Freedom

I recently adopted vegetarianism as an experiment before my recent cruise across the Atlantic to Europe and it is here to stay for me. What sparked my desire was not necessarily the healthy lifestyle, although that is important to me, the aspect of cruelty to animals....