Category : Train

New YouTube Channel

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xicCYbuAzvM Here’s the promised first interview for Episode #1 of “Getting To Know You.”  The audio isn’t great but hopefully you can make it out anyway. Have a great day!

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Hello Again!

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Well – I’m finally back from my summer craziness!  My schedule is showing signs of slowing down enough to allow my creative writing juices to flow once again.  I’m looking forward to sharing with you and just wanted to post something… I did spend 10 days out West with my husband exploring Wyoming and we had […]

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My mom is a very shy person and yet, through her consistent training and participation in 5k’s and mini-marathons, she has become an inspiration to many people.  Ten years ago, at age 65, she began walking for her own health and now at age 75, she has completed a mini-marathon and recently set her own […]

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Breathless

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Do you remember back when you were a child and a beautiful butterfly landed on your arm?  Perhaps you were plucking dandelions with your best friend and she spotted the butterfly landing on you.  Remember the few breathless moments when you were afraid to even blink for fear that you would scare it away?  In […]

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Asking Myself “Why?”

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While running the trail today, a gentleman on a bicycle passed me.   As he passed he said, “Good job on your running.  I’m 81 years old and I will have ridden 40 miles this morning!”  I’ve seen him on the trail before and he usually says something similar.  He is such a great inspiration to […]

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I Love This Beautiful Body

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I haven’t always loved my body.  Actually, I have always been far from loving it.  I grew up as a chunky child and matured into an overweight twenty-something.  I finally learned how to lose and keep the weight off when I reached my thirties, but I never learned to love my body until I eased […]

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The Joy is in the Journey

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As homework for the yoga immersion that I am attending, I have been working on my yoga on a daily basis for about three weeks now.  I only spend ten minutes daily on the mat.  Anusara founder, John Friend, calls it the “Ten Minute Gift.”  It has become a gift to me because I spend […]

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Decide Now!

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Last night, after a nice, but light dinner out with my friends, I found myself opening and staring blankly into the refrigerator.  Closing the door, I wandered over to the pantry and once again opened the door and looked at all of the food. I wasn’t really hungry.  I had just eaten a nice meal.  […]

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Lessons in Leadership

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Lessons in Leadership Back when I was a beginning Taekwondo student, my teacher gave me one of life’s deepest and most profound lessons on leadership.  Being new to sparring, he told me from the first, “You set the pace.” By setting the pace, I no longer had to fear what the other person was going […]

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