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The magic of gratitude
Gratitude can change your life. It’s like magic. And even though I truly believe this, it still catches me off-guard
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After a break – Getting back to work
It seems like I’ve been away from work for a while, like between the week of Thanksgiving 2018 and the
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A visit to Parker Creek Ranch, D’Hanis, Texas
Do you know where your food comes from? I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately. I’m an omnivorous city-girl
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It’s the in-between stuff that can kick your butt
Starting a project is hard. Finishing is hard. But it’s the in-between stuff that can kick your butt. That’s what
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A small victory outside my comfort zone
I had a Book Signing at the Barnes and Noble store in Corpus Christi a few weeks ago and it
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Changing paths and dreaming dreams
It’s funny to reflect on how you got where you are, the choices you made and paths you chose to
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The uncertainty of life and preparing for the inevitable
I’m trying something new and including an audio version of the post here: Life is so uncertain. I know this, but
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How to ignore naysayers and other well-meaning people
Are you up to the challenge of ignoring naysayers and other well-meaning people? Here’s the scenario. You’re finally ready to
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Start strong, finish stronger
I’ve often thought about the idea of “starting” and whether it’s easier to start or finish. (I think I must’ve
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What are you waiting for?
Have you ever wanted to do something, but haven’t done it because it’s just never been the right time? So
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