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How to Make Any Decision – Take the PING or CLUNK Test

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in awareness, decisions, open heart surgery, paying attention | 1 comment

For many months after my open heart surgery, I felt things in my heart. Sometimes it was a fluttery feeling, sometimes a buzzing. Sometimes it was just an awareness of some kind of physical sensation. The doctors explained that it was just the nerves healing and that it would subside over time. I especially noticed the sensations when I was feeling...

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Ask and Let Go: A Lesson From Apples

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in awareness, breath | 0 comments

The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival happened this past weekend. Once a year people from all over the country come to see the amazing variety of birds in the area. I’m the Hospitality Chairperson for the Festival and my job is to feed the attendees. We host an opening reception with food and wine on opening night. We provide fruit and breakfast snacks as...

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The Magic of Floating

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in awareness | 2 comments

  On Friday evening, after I took my meds, I tossed the Frisbee into the pool for Mabel. She’s such a water dog, navigating around the snaking cleaner hose, onto the loveseat and out of the pool. I threw it four or five times and then I was hot enough to go in too. This is that time of year when the water is cooler than the outside air and I...

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Finding Home

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in abundance, awareness, birds, listening | 6 comments

It’s been TWO YEARS since I left my life in Arizona and moved to the beach. For those of you who don’t know the story, it’s a page turner. And it’s full of lessons for me about faith and letting go and giving up control. Now, two years later, I am learning the same things, on a deeper level. And re-reading about how I did it...

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A Simple Game of Questions

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in FUN | 1 comment

There was a fun game going around on Facebook a while back. A friend chose the age for you and you had to reflect back and answer the questions as they related to you at that age, and then also at your current age. Like most quizzes, the important thing was not to spend too much time thinking of perfect or clever answers, but to simply respond with...

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