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Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again.

Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again.

Hi There. Oh Hi. Hey. Gosh, this is awkward….

After all, you may (or may not!) have noticed that I’ve been absent for a while. Okay, MONTHS.  I took a summer break that turned into a reprieve that turned into a hiatus that turned into a sabbatical that turned into downright absenteeism.  The Silver Lining is that I have been living life. Now, the  truth of the matter is that I have been living life on life’s terms, which translates to amazing and awful and amazing; hence, the title of the post.

Here on March 1st, 2016, I find myself drawn back to writing on The Silver Pen. In all honesty, I have been thinking about it for quite some time, but have been feeling awkward, uncomfortable, confused and guilty for being gone for such a long time.

Guilt. Whatta word. Anyone else Catholic?  My confirmation (at age 13) somehow seemingly confirmed ...

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August Magic

 

How cool is this August Magic?  Love it!

Absolutely Awesome August!...

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Rules To Live By

Rules To Live By

Recently, my sweet friend Mark D. Sikes wrote about the design advice of Bunny Williams and John Rosselli that is found ...

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Travel to West Marin





Travel to West Marin

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that last month, I had a runaway weekend in West Marin County. When...

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Hitting the Reset Button in Your Brain

As I am packing for our MUCH-NEEDED vacation, I am reminded of an article that I read last year in the New York Times by ...

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What Stress Physically Feels Like

What Stress Physically Feels Like

Lordy-bee. WTF is going on with stress lately?  It is EVERY.WHERE.  Are you all feeling it? One of my friends ...

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Overcoming the Dreadful Distraction Habit

Overcoming the Dreadful Distraction Habit

Recently I am finding myself distracted. Despite coming into my office on a mission to get work done, my mind ...

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National Women’s Health Week

Sunday kicked off National Women’s Health Week. This is a big and wonderful opportunity to  empower women to make health a priority (and what’s better ...

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The Antidote to Stress

The Antidote to Stress

Anxiety, stress, and sadness negatively impact your physical health. Heaven knows that I know this. Further, these stressful emotions can trigger ...

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How To Focus A Wandering Mind


How To Focus A Wandering Mind

Have you ever been sitting on a conference call and your mind starts to wander while the others on ...

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Let’s Have a Picnic!

Let’s Have a Picnic!

Did you know that in 2000, a 600-mile picnic took place on July 14 in France to celebrate the first Bastille ...

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