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Crossing Bridges
"We build too many walls and not enough bridges." --Joseph Fort Newton (often misattributed to Isaac Newton) I've always loved a bridge metaphor. Whether we're crossing it, burning it, if it's falling down, or we're rebuilding it, it's an image that always ...

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Back to life, back to reality --Soul II Soul I've just spent a week outside of the everyday. I slipped past the mundane to a seaside fairy tale, where my meals were prepared, my rooms cleaned, my beds made, the sun was shining everyday and no one wore Welli...

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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. --African proverb This is the not-quite fairy tale bit. I had many good intentions of writing ahead to give you something to read while we are away traveling,  but sick little Ps, solo pa...

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It's big. And blue.
A sailor went to sea, sea, sea, To see what he could see, see, see, And all that he could see, see, see, Was the bottom of the deep blue sea, sea, sea. --children’s nursery rhyme My littlest P just celebrated her second birthday. She is
obsessed with all th...

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Writing for The Huffington Post
I've become a contributor at  The Huffington Post , and my first essay is about how I managed our transition from the US to the UK (from a peace-of-mind perspective). Please visit the site and follow me over there as well. I would love your comments! How to...

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Hablo Español
Image via Pinterest "To have another language is to possess a second soul." ‒Charlemagne As part of my effort not to take myself too seriously, I am trying to learn to speak better Spanish. Full disclosure: I am not a newbie at this. My husband speaks only ...

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Those Old Stones
“The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins,...

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the three little Ps find a website

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Mrs. Gloom and Doom
Image via Pinterest “All children, except one, grow up.”  ―  J.M. Barrie ,  Peter Pan Part of this journey that the little Ps and I are on is
about seeing some of the beautiful things of the world. It’s important to me
because I fear that many of them may n...

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It's bananas! (Polenta, that is.)
“ Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banan a." --Groucho Marx I buy a lot of bananas. They are a convenient and portable
snack, easy to buy fair trade and organic as much as possible, and there are weeks when we fly through five bunches. But then ...
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