Posts Tagged ‘life’

Happiness Highlights: Gettysburg

As I sit down to write this, I am not in a happy mood. We’re parked steps away from a gorgeous beach on Long Island, but I’m afraid I won’t get the opportunity to enjoy the cool waters or hot sand as I work to get everything done before I head to San Diego for […]

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Savannah Artist Proves There’s No Such Thing as Too Late or Too Old

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I met Bill Rousseau at the City Market Art Center. My family was walking through the studio galleries, marveling at the talent and weeping at the beauty we couldn’t bring home. Some of us wept inwardly while some of us, namely Emma, cried very outwardly at the injustice of not being able to buy watercolor […]

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Snapping Out of a Bad Mood

Life is pretty damn good right now. My family is healthy, work is pretty good, and we’re living a dream I came up with less than a year ago. I should be smiling and whistling Dixie all the time, right? Not exactly. The kids still get whiny and forget to pick up their dirty socks. […]

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Life Is Not a To-Do List

I adore the concept of bucket lists. I love reading “life lists” my friends have posted online. In theory, I think the idea of keeping a running tally of things you want to do before you die is fantastic. In reality, I have to consciously, forcefully prevent myself from making a life list of my […]

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Being Able to Say Yes

We could have made plans to travel more without selling all of our stuff. I could have continued to work for someone else, maybe even made more money doing sales for a big company that offered benefits and vacation days. But we decided to unload. The stuff, the responsibilities, the weight. We decided to get […]

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