A holiday reminder- My Don’t Panic Collection

This is the newest addition to my Don’t Panic collection. My mother would often say to me, “Don’t Panic. It doesn’t change a thing, and only makes it difficult to see the options that may be in front of you.” These are words I often need to remember, as I have been known to get […]

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My mother and the Pope

My mother and the Pope have a lot in common. Here’s a story about the lessons I learned from my mother. This past weekend I happened to tune into TED talks and I saw Pope Francis talking about- the only future worth building includes everyone.  And it made me think of my mother and here […]

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Mother Eartha Says Thank You

My mother ‘Eartha’ gave thanks every day. She understood the blessing of waking up each morning and being able to see. That’s right, just see. Because, the gift of sight, as well as hearing, albeit simplistic, is, in fact, just that, a gift. And, my mother understood the profound power of the simple blessings many […]

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My mother’s desk.

I love this desk. I sit at it now under the arched window in my office. The smoothness of the tan colored leather writing surface now shows its age from years of sunbathing in front of various exposures and the burgundy colored trim has faded to a quiet mauve, but the fine lines and cracks […]

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