Category Archives: beauty

Live Young.

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Great Things Have Happened

Great Things Have Happened -Alden Nowlan We were talking about the great things that have happened in our lifetimes; and I said, “Oh, I suppose the moon landing was the greatest thing that has happened in my time.” But, of … Continue reading

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Naive Maturity

Bansky is one of my favorite artists – I love his simple but profound way of mysteriously communicating to the world through street art. Turning the ordinary into something extraordinary.  While some of his work speaks for itself, some if … Continue reading

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extraordinary ordinary mornings.

It was 7:30 am this past Saturday morning and I was lying in bed staring across the vast field of water that makes up Lake Michigan watching lightning bolts dance across the surface of the water to the music of … Continue reading

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hear me Roar.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe I hope that when I’m this woman’s age I look something like that. As most are probably aware – and believe … Continue reading

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We forget that our bodies are art too.

Use yours.

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June 22, 2011.

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” -G.K. Chesterton

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The top of the world

I always thought that life was sweeter in the mornings.  That is the time when the world is quiet and the birds are chirping, the morning dew still wet and fresh on the grass soaking in the clean air.  No … Continue reading

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Me, Myself & Mui Ne

The other Friday I opened my schedule for the upcoming week expecting to see the days Wednesday through Monday filled in with hours when to my astounded surprise I saw not one but TWO days left untouched.  Even more exciting … Continue reading

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Blatant Beauty.

It’s easy to get lost in Saigon. Streets curve.  Alleys intersect.  Am I heading north? Am I late for work? Which class am I teaching tonight? Are we out of bananas?  Motorbikes. Horns.  Street vendors.  Chaos. There’s always too much … Continue reading

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