Category Archives: Musings

The Rainbow Connection

My apologies to Kermit The Frog for stealing his line.  And my apologies to The Telegraph for stealing their photo.  And while I’m at it…heck, it’s the first of the year and I’m not in the mood for apologizing for … Continue reading

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Lucky Bird

I’ve said it before:  when I travel I pretend I’m on holiday, even if on business.  So while on an actual holiday, I don’t worry about the weather, scheduling snafus, random changes in scheduling, etc.  I happily walk through airports … Continue reading

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Shiny happy people laughing…

So my friend The Irishman died on Thursday.  I missed him by about ten minutes.  I still went into the room, hoping he hadn’t quite left the building.  I told him how I had taken a walk up the beach … Continue reading

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It’s a new day!

An interesting quote from Mark Victor Hansen, in light of my last post:  Lack of forgiveness causes almost all of our self-sabotaging behavior.   But today is new day!  A new week!  A new experience!  Don’t wait until everything is … Continue reading

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Don’t sweat the small stuff…

…and it’s all small stuff. Yesterday was Saturday.  I should have been posting some sage, or at least healthy advice.  I wasn’t.  My friend GO (how cool are those initials?) and I went riding in the early morning.  It was … Continue reading

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Still Waters

      Balance is the perfect state of still water.  Let that be our model.  It remains quiet and is not disturbed on the surface.  (Confucius)

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Me need fire!

Fire.  Fire in me belly.  Aaaghhh…FIRE.  OK.  Whatever.  Keeping the main thing the main thing:  I’m eating a more balanced diet.    I’ve been doing a super job with my efforts to keep a nutritiously balanced breakfast, and it’s even trickling … Continue reading

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40 Days/40 nights…meet you at the corner of Main and Main.

So, People, I’m getting ready.  And for me that means lots of thinking time.  People have told me that I can be a mover-and-a-shaker, that I go through the world like a whirlwind.  That I just set a course and … Continue reading

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Today, you can call me Gabby.

I was walking through Target today.  Just minding my own business, don’t you know.  My mind tripped that quick switch that goes from browsing knick-knacks to having the strange feeling you’re being followed.  I was.  Nobody is safe in the … Continue reading

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Middle Child Syndrome

My father used to claim this as my biggest illness.  If I was irritable…middle child syndrome.  When the world was “unfair”…middle child syndrome.  When I was a snivelling bitchy sobbing sad moody pimple face adolescent with an “issue” (a-n-y issue!)…middle … Continue reading

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