Category Archives: Other Gems

Image: mxcc.edu Have you ever been sitting on a conference call and your mind starts to wander while the others on the line are talking? You start going over all the things you need to get done, the things that … Continue reading

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Image: Stevetaboneblog.com In April 2008, I learned immediately how life changes instantaneously with the snap of a finger. My tranquil life was interrupted in an unexpected, indescribable way when I felt a piercing pain in my left breast. Suddenly, I … Continue reading

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Image: bikerumor.com Known for superior craftsmanship and retro styling, bicycle manufacturer, Electra is offering sporty two-wheelers in seven colors that are dead ringers for beautiful spring colors. It’s such a sporty way to coast into spring and summer. I can … Continue reading

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Image:  momza.blogspot.com It’s already the middle of summer. Can you believe it?  Have you had a vacation yet in 2015? Vacations are, I believe, as important as work. So many people say, “I don’t have time for a vacation.” I’ve … Continue reading

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Image: appetiteofthesoul.com I believe that kindness defines our capacity to show up and truly be present in life. It is a source of pure and true joy in the world. Did you know that Buddhists teach loving kindness as a … Continue reading

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Girlfriends

Image: Girlfriendsgetorganized.com Last week, I did a 3-hour and fifteen minute (every minute counts!) hike with some outstanding girlfriends (who also happened to have a whole lot of endurance-Shining Moment). We did the hike to commemorate my friend’s divorce. For … Continue reading

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Only a Dad

Image: goldengatefields.com   Only a Dad Edgar A. Guest (1916)   Only a dad with a tired face, Coming home from the daily race, Bringing little of gold or fame TO show how well he has played the game; But … Continue reading

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Strength

Image: kcstrictlysoftball.com I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of strength lately.  Wonder why?  DUH. Physical strength is something that has always been a priority for me.  I work out to feel and be strong, to hike, to run … Continue reading

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Image: Gulfworldmarinepark.com World Oceans Day was officially declared by the United Nations as June 8th each year beginning in 2009. The concept was proposed on June 8th 1992 by Canada at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and … Continue reading

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Image: Pixgood.com Shortly after my first round of chemo, I (correctly!) presumed that it was time to figure out how (the f-bomb!) to buy a chemo wig because I knew that being bald-bald-bald was inevitable. As you may recall, hair … Continue reading

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