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How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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Carsten Höller: Experience

In a previous post, I wrote about how I’m a novelty seeker. An addict, even. Since, as a new(ish) parent, I can’t get my adrenaline rush as often as I used to, I’m happy enough striving to laugh every day. … Continue reading

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What I Love About Winter

I’m going to be honest. I hate winter. I’m going to be honest again. Gratitude’s all the rage, but sometimes I don’t feel grateful. I may feel frustrated or ignored, which makes me mad, and worried I’ve taken a wrong … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Guest Writer on the Whirling Blog TODAY!

It is with great pleasure I’d like to share my guest post on the site of a very talented artist in New York, Gene-Manuel. We met at IntenSati Creative Workshop, and I’m so glad we did. Gene-Manuel recently had a … Continue reading

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Take it on the Chin

This morning, things did not go according to plan. The plan had been in place for weeks (in my mind) to go on a favorite hike on Chicago’s north shore. Down through the ravines, to the beach, have lunch and … Continue reading

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Where The Id Takes Me

What’s most marvelous to me about having a baby is being able to witness pure id, personified. It is manifested in the baby’s jump from smiles to tears. She cannot express herself in words. So, when Junior from Big Apple … Continue reading

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Titles

Cashier. Captain. Mrs. Teacher. Writer. Editor. Mother. From 1997 to 2003, I wrote so much, it could fill many volumes. When people asked, “What do you do?” I heard the question as, “What are you?” “I am a writer.” That … Continue reading

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Fifteen Differences between Corporate Lackey Me and Stay-at-Home-Mom Me: Drink more. More relaxed. Cry less. Get outdoors more. Home-cooked food has become the norm. When takeout was the norm, I didn’t feel as energetic, balanced, or in love with my … Continue reading

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Random Acts of. . . Subversion?

I received an unexpected response to my last post: Off topic, but similar: Years ago at a chain eyeglasses store they left pads of paper out all over the place. I walked around and flipped to the middle-ish of each … Continue reading

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