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WITH vs. FOR

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I’ve had an “AHA” moment which caused me to discover why I’ve had a disconnect throughout most of my life. I don’t believe in “FOR”.  I've lived my life with the vision and expectation of "WITH".  I’ll explain. When I work…

I AM Love

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The other day I woke up with the Beatle’s song “All You Need Is Love” playing through my mind.  There is nothing closer to the truth than what is written in these words. (Love, love, love)  There's nothing you can do that can't be done;…

Do you see beauty in the world?

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We recently had the privilege of attending Americade, held in Lake George, New York, the beginning of June.  Americade is a motorcycle rally.  The first year we went, back in 2010, there were 30,000 motorcyclists who attended.  Not a rowdy…

What is my biggest obstacle?

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The Time to Play Foundation’s BExtraordinary™ program was invited to be the benefactor for the 7-in-heaven Casino Night fundraiser held last night.  The goal of BExtraordinary™ is to remind and to inspire people to know they ARE extraordinary…

Fix It

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  Every time I pass a sign like this, I wonder what stops us from just “fixing it”.  This idea is something that I believe can be carried to all areas of our lives. How many things in your own life need “fixing”?  Perhaps…

Why Do You Do What You Do?

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In May my son Nicholas graduated from our community college with a degree that will help him in his pursuit of a position as a fire inspector.  In a community college there are a variety of students. Those who just graduated from high school…

Mother's Day

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So, today I reflect on Mother’s Day, an annual day of recognition and celebration. First, I’ve got to note that I am a mom of three wonderful children, now all young adults.  I fully recognize that being a mom is probably one of the most…

Conformance and Judgment

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On the day after Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer, thoughts come to mind. Not just about what feelings Bruce has had to live with throughout her life, but about conformance, judgment and labeling. It’s really quite simple.…

Nobody Wins -- BUT, We all CAN

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When things happen in my own personal experience, it sets a fertile environment for me to start thinking.  I have a habit of analyzing everything, probably a result of working in the field of quality improvement for many years. I believe…