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Home, a bracelet and the Maasi

The little things your heart whispers can bring so much joy to the world.

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Dancing barefoot on the beach

Here’s a track from the soundtrack of my trip. This song was playing at an open air bar/dance club just a few meters away. I was sitting on the beach in front of a bonfire on Gili Air with a group of new friends I’d made there. We were all talking about our lives. How […]

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Monday Muse : the girl on the rock

Hubby, Oso and I went to a great BBQ potluck on the 4th. We love the mountains and hubby’s family has been going up there for generations. So, there were a lot of new and old friends at the BBQ. Not only did we celebrate the country’s birthday, but a few actual birthdays too :D […]

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Best writing block busters of the year :)

I usually post regularly until recently. Lots going on in RL. I’d love to share some good news though, it looks like after surgery my mom is going to be cancer free and that she won’t need chemo! Woot! She sure is a strong woman, especially for her mid-eighties. I admire her strength and courage […]

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Happy New Year! 2013 roared in, in many unexpected ways for me. Here’s a picture of the New Year’s Day hike I took with my husband in Big Sur on the Skinner Trail, at Devil’s Peak. I have a love of surprises. On the drive down to Big Sur we saw whales spouting in the […]

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YA Indie Carnival: Off to college

Today I thought I’d re-post a personal story about our “off to college” experience with my youngest. She moved from LA to Manhattan at the age of 17 to go to school…. So at our hotel in Manhattan, The Hotel Chelsea “A rest stop for rare individuals”. Over the years The Hotel Chelsea has been home to […]

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