Let’s Start Monday Right

I hope your weekends were grand and that you had a chance to decompress from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Perhaps your Monday is just beginning where in other places it’s nearing bedtime or beyond. But since I live in San Francisco, and my day is just beginning, as usual with the […]

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Monday Off-Day Thoughts

The upside to being a writer is the fact, you can turn most any situation into a story. The downside is that – you cannot turn off your observation sense, in that you see every detail, hear too much and feel even more about all that is around and that emotion can sometimes be debilitating. […]

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Thursday’s Beautiful Things

A tough start this morning determined how best to proceed the rest of the day – by staring at a few beautiful things to inspire, warm up the soul and put a smile on everyone’s face: {source}

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Stay-cation in Full Gear and What’s On My Mind

I decided to take two weeks off from work to simply do ‘Autumn’ cleaning, and a few minor projects around the house.  I realized when I woke up this morning, while unable to breathe from the smog blanketing over San Francisco, due to the Napa/Sonoma fires, that our country has had one of the most […]

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Lifestyle: What Not To Say At Work

I know, it’s Monday morning and you have the blues. Well, I’m here to tell you to snap out of it, and instead look forward to your day. Except this time, taking a new approach to being who you are at work so that your day and even week can flow nicely. Here’s the changes […]

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Monday Morning Pretty Things

Mondays are considered a drag to most people. For me it’s exciting to start a new week, even if it means I have to go to work. I love my job, and there is really no other way I want to spend a Monday, if not on vacation, than to go to work. So, to […]

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Lifestyle: Self-Help

I’ve been doing a lot of self-reflection lately, and sometimes I stumble upon articles that are useful and sometimes I find myself laughing at the suggestions or the unrealistic assessment by those conducting the research, or taking a survey. And then there are those articles that sort of stand out or get me really thinking […]

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Coping with Anxiety and More

Let’s face it, all of us experience some form of anxiety at least once in our lifetime, or have issues with self-esteem or dwell on negative thinking and then we spiral into a depression or embark on some form of self-destruction.  It happens to the best of us. Coping with it all takes lots of […]

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adding some positive in your life

This week’s been a little strange. It happens – to the best of us. September usually is strange in general for me. That’s why I often take a trip this month to hide in Europe for several weeks, until October to be exact, to return when the leaves have nearly turned color, and the crisp […]

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the photo shoot in me

These days when I look at myself in photos, I nearly cringe  at the fact, I am no longer photogenic.  Call it age, or call it wearing my heart out on my sleeve. Photos don’t lie no matter how hard we try. So, while interviewing photographers a couple of months ago for a wedding shoot, […]

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