STREET Smarts–Detroit Taught Me Well


Today,  I am feeling very appreciative of my mom and the freedom she graced upon her kids.  She gave us so much space and exposed us to more than the average person, I’m sure of it now. When I was a young girl, we would go and visit my Grandma and Grandpa in the Cass Corridor,Continue reading “STREET Smarts–Detroit Taught Me Well”

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Thank You–It’s A Miracle


This morning when I awoke, I took a deep breath and silently said, Thank You (it’s a miracle).  I had attended a Japanese Master’s workshop on Saturday. He explained that in ancient Japan, the phrase “Thank You” was filled with revery and awe and it meant, “it’s a miracle”. He said, they once lived eachContinue reading “Thank You–It’s A Miracle”

Outstanding


As I am becoming more and more appreciative and grateful for everything in my day to day living, I am noticing more and more people in my midst who are extremely appreciative and considerate.  It is so fun to watch the unfolding as it occurs. It’s good news to me, since I am a firmContinue reading “Outstanding”

Love Is Everything They Said It Would Be


I drove up alongside my former husband this morning. It was Mother’s Day 2010 and we were both on our way to see our morning clients in Malibu.  We were married for 20 years but have been separated for almost 2 years.  It was kind of cool, in a strange sort of way, to seeContinue reading “Love Is Everything They Said It Would Be”

Define The Moment


DEFINE THE MOMENT I saw those bold words on a T-shirt as I was passing 2 guys riding my mountain bike.  I had been in my head about life, love,  and friends and that phrase just hit me hard at that moment. I decided to DEFINE THE MOMENT. There I was on a Sunday morningContinue reading “Define The Moment”