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Is Your Family “Too Young” to Need an Estate Plan?

I hear this very often.  We are still young, we do not need an estate plan. This was also my idea five years ago until my little precious was born. 786 more words


Attitude of Gratitude: The Benefits

Okay, I am excited right now. I am very excited and happy and grateful! Among the obvious reasons are the fact that two of my good friends just got engaged in the past week, my cousin is dating an amazing guy, and my sister recently got yet another outstanding music scholarship. 768 more words

Life Planning

🔥Burning Time🔥 part 1

Imagine with me a beautiful Spring evening. The smell of ignited charcoal mixed with the sweet aroma of spice rub marinating the air. I was there, just a few years ago, breaking in my brand new BBQ grill with two meaty racks of pork ribs. 359 more words


OK What Matters Most?

Sue and Nancy have been invited (and have accepted with glee!) an invitation to speak this Thursday at Mount St. Mary’s College in Frederick, MD. Their talk, … 85 more words

Nursing And Compassion

Let's Chat About The Equinox!


We have danced our way to another turn of the Great Wheel…..Spring has sprung! Woot!

There is much afoot in the Universe when we cross the line between seasons. 91 more words

Writings From Dr. Sacheen

Creating a Tangible Separation from Work When We Retire

On some level, saving for retirement has never totally felt real. As I shared in our post about big numbers seeming kind of, well, fake… 1,842 more words

Early Retirement

Mary's question

Mary Oliver’s question keeps returning. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do / with your one wild and precious life?” Like the question from Thomas Merton, “If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live or what I like to eat or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, and ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for.” Returning isn’t quite the word; the questions are always hovering, watching, ready to dive on me the moment they sense distractedness or ambivalence or that certain Laodicean lukewarmness that overtakes me occasionally (Rev. 285 more words