Hang out in your head & reflect, then get up off the couch & take action. Rinse. Repeat.

  There’s a time to speak & a time to listen. There’s a time to reflect & a time to act   Last week was for reflection. Today’s for action.   Based on a traumatic incident I had while in the ICU, in the first of this 3 series post I talked about the power […]

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There’s a 6 foot long green snake living in my banana tree

There’s a 6 foot long green snake living in the banana tree in my yard. So said my ‘friend’ Roman the other day while we were out walking the dogs.  Trying not to faint, with eyebrows askance, I said ‘Really?’  ‘Sure,’ he says, ‘but don’t worry it’s utterly harmless.’ I was pretty sure he was […]

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Destination passion

On this first day of 2010 I’m thinking about destinations. Specifically where we’re headed with hard work.  Where our passion’s home port is.  Where the fuel that fires us up leads us towards. With a bit of luck, a lot of hard work  we get to find our passion, our element as Sir Ken Robinson […]

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Perspective & the Problems of Privilege part 2

Never doubt that there are spirits alternately laughing at and with you, supporting you, egging you on, helping you walk on eggs and sometimes throwing egg in your face. After my last post about feeling the angsty-post-Christmas blues I simply had to laugh at this over the top take on privilege in the form of […]

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Perspective & the Problems of Privilege

The house is a mess.  The kids have been watching too much TV.  I’ve been eating too much Christmas chocolate.  The effects of Christmas (a.k.a. gift wrap, decorations, gifts, extra food) are strewn around the house like land bound flotsam and jetsam. I’m feeling argumentative and frustrated and out of sorts.  I’m feeling stressed because […]

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