Category Archives: change

Fear Gets In The Way

One of my dogs gets really spooked by loud noises.  For that reason, he won’t use the doggie door.  As a result of that, he is either in the house or outside in the backyard, depending on where my husband … Continue reading

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Opening Doors

January.  A word that often curdles my heart.  According to Wikipedia, “January (in Latin, Ianuarius) is named after the Latin word for door (ianua), since January is the door to the year and an opening to new beginnings.” What I love about new beginnings is … Continue reading

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Don’t Be An Ostrich

Last week was hard.  I barely slept on Tuesday and woke up Wednesday morning sad, concerned, unnerved.  But I had work to do and so, like most of us, I determined to just get on with it. I’m lucky, however, … Continue reading

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The Next Best Thing

By now, you’ve all heard that famous quote from Einstein about how insane it is to keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect a different outcome. And yet, we all do that. I won’t call out … Continue reading

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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

I was complaining—as I sometimes am too wont to do—about my inability to get my husband to leave the house once he gets home from work. He’s always been a homebody, but as we get older, he hunkers in more, … Continue reading

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