Managing Obstacles

I got a new woodstove!

Today’s challenge was getting the 200 lbs. box made of soapstone & cast iron from the back of the Subaru and into the house with the help of my 103 lbs. feldi sister, Linda, and…

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We all are on a journey, and the journey takes us places we never imagined... And when we think we want to step into the world to serve, and serve in a role of leading, we may find that the

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Not Trying

Who said, “It is better to try & fail, than not try at all.”
And did anyone say, “It's best to not try and still succeed!”

I like that second one. I'm going to make that my motto... at least… Read more

Acting from Abundance

So I recently returned from the annual Landscape Architecture Conference, and I now know that Halloween weekend in Minneapolis is a Thing! I also learned a bit about how your internal attitude changes your world.

The conference is driven by…

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With Loss Comes Freedom

It's not what I asked for, but I'm finding myself learning to navigate all this space that has opened up in my new life without a pup to hospice. One thing that's oh so tempting is to just mindlessly fill…

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Full-On Living

This week I gave Carla her final trip to the vet.

I had to make an appointment to euthanize her, so I knew Monday was her last walk by the creek, her last meal, her last day of rolling in…

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Carla RIP

My heart aches to say that after 12+years of full-on living, Carla has gone to play frisbee in heaven. She passed peacefully Tuesday morning, and although I already miss her terribly, I am also soothed that she is no longer…

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Shanah Tovah

Happy New Year!  Although I am not Jewish, I love celebrating all new beginnings. It's a chance to reflect on how we got here, release whatever is holding us back, and to reset our compass for where we'd like to…

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Letting Go

Sometimes the obstacle that's keeping you from moving forward is behind you. It's an anchor, keeping you in place despite efforts to move, change, or flow.

I realized recently that what was challenging me was myself… holding on to my…

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Breathe in, Breathe out

Each breath is a gift given and received.

With each breath we literally are connecting our internal and external worlds. We take in the atmosphere around us, and we give back body-warmed air. We keep the oxygen gifted by plants…

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