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A sister by any other name would be as sweet…
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What’s in your bucket?
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Is it time to come out of the closet?
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You are enough
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Like a fine wine
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Shop ’til you drop?
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Little things 5 – Thank you
1
A sister by any other name would be as sweet…
2
What’s in your bucket?
3
Is it time to come out of the closet?
4
You are enough
5
Like a fine wine
6
Shop ’til you drop?
7
Little things 5 – Thank you

A sister by any other name would be as sweet…

Or the bane of your existence.

Your relationship with your sister can really only go one of two ways, right? You’re either best friends or you’re not.

There’s never a question of love, I mean, she is your sister. And there is also no question that at some point in your life, you probably wanted to throttle her. There’s a famous quote, for which I could not find a source – If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and Read More

What’s in your bucket?

It’s been years since Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman took us on a wild ride as they checked things off their bucket list, but it seems to be a really big thing to do these days. There are a myriad of sites and books with list of things to do before you die, often accompanied by fabulous photographs. Some definitely swoon-worthy.

Many people I know have them, too. They’re massive lists filled with exotic places they want to go and magnificent things Read More

Is it time to come out of the closet?

Do you have a dream sitting on a shelf in your closet waiting for ‘someday’? Did you always want to paint? Play the piano? Learn French? Become a stand-up comic? (Remember the movie Punchline?)

It may well have been the right decision years ago to shelve that dream. You had the kids, husband and mortgage to think about. It was too risky, once you started your family. But, what’s stopping you Read More

You are enough

In this world where we are so constantly connected to each other, digitally, at least, the idea of being alone is frightening for some people. It seems we’re afraid to be by ourselves. For some it’s because they wouldn’t know what to do with themselves. Others maybe just so used to doing things with husband, kids, friends, the idea is foreign to them. The art of solitude is slipping away.

Somehow we’ve developed an idea that being alone is not a good thing. We equate it Read More

Like a fine wine

Friendships get better with age and are gifts to be savored. To have a good friend is to cherish and be cherished, no matter the degrees of separation.  You know this, right? You probably have a dear friend that you go without seeing for months at a time, but when you do get together, it’s like you saw them just Read More

Shop ’til you drop?

The mall is surprisingly not jam-packed. You slip into a store whose window display appealed to you. The salesclerk is extremely pleasant. You pick a few things to try on. The dressing room is spacious and flatteringly lit. Everything you try on fits perfectly and looks terrific. Then, your alarm goes off and your dream is shattered! Shopping is a love/hate thing for most women.
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Little things 5 – Thank you

The other day I was driving home after a series of intense meetings at a client site. I was downtown in the heart of a neighbourhood with a rather poor reputation and a challenging history. It was mid-afternoon and classes at the neighbourhood school must have just finished since the sidewalks were full Read More

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