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on work

One thing I have figured out: life is too short to do something that makes you miserable. We have to work for money to survive, but when that work makes you ill it becomes not worth it. 249 more words


Security Threat

This past week my hubby and I packed up our 4 kids in our mini-van and made the 550 mile trek from Northern Virginia to Cincinnati for a visit with family. 1,614 more words

Christian Walk

I've grown up a lot, I'm on my own, and I've learned some valuable life lessons. Zac Efron

I’ve grown up a lot, I’m on my own, and I’ve learned some valuable life lessons.

Zac Efron


Entry #36 - C's Hands, Lessons on Leadership

Date: Saturday July 23th, 2016
Time: 16:28:40

Meditation Baseline

I recently started meditating1. My current method is simply to focus on my breathing. I count my breaths over the duration of a song and restart every time I get distracted, i.e. 847 more words


Never again, USA.

On 20 July, I blogged about my overnight stay in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. As my flight to Chicago with a layover in Seoul was scheduled to depart at 6.35am on 21 July, I had checked out of my Tokyo accommodations at 12pm on 20 July, spent the entire day out, and gone to the airport late at night on the 20th. 1,684 more words


No Stirrups: Curse or Cure?

When I asked the orthopaedic surgeon if I could ride after hip replacement surgery he replied:” Of course you can ride but it is FORBIDDEN to fall off.”  This is something I keep in mind when considering riding without stirrups.  611 more words



Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible, without surrender, 325 more words