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Work today, heard tomorrow

“What we do in life echoes in eternity.” – Maximus

So what can I do in the year of 2011 that will make a difference in the years to follow?

That’s a pretty deep question.  Yesterday I had a conversation with my friend Cruzanne and we talked about what it was like to be women without our own children.  I have two step sons who came into my life about half way through their childhood.  I didn’t get the opportunity to raise them, mold them, contribute daily to their growth.  I did get to love them.  And in that I was lucky.

I think all of us what to leave a legacy, and often we do that in our children.  But what if you don’t have any children?  Most everyone wants to make a difference in at least someone’s life, and some in the world.  I’m no different.

One of the things I do well, and love to do, is write.  This will be the year that I write.  Cruzanne and I are working a project for 2011.  I’ll keep you updated.

What you see is not always what you get

I once had a boyfriend whose mother was …. a trip.  She hung out with some colorful characters every once and awhile.  They were the bums on the corner, the winos that begged for money.  I asked her why she did that – what could they possibly do for her?  She responded with “Honey, youContinue Reading

Six Lessons Learned from Children

There’s a lot to be learned from children.  1. Live in the moment.      It’s great to plan and dream — but let’s not forget to enjoy where we are at this very moment. 2. Breakfast is a good thing.  A bowl of fiber cereal, maybe an egg and bacon, or just a protein shake. Continue Reading