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A travel mug of coffee in the great outdoors

“Hello, sun in my face. Hello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields…Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.” – Mary Oliver I woke early yesterday. Before the other three were awake I poured coffee into my tall Starbucks travel mug and stepped out the door to… Continue reading A travel mug of coffee in the great outdoors

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Why A Perfectionist Needs to Break the Rules

This weekend was an escape. An escape that helped remind me why escapes are necessary in life. I was feeling stressed and overwhelmed about returning to work and putting my son in daycare part-time. I was finding it very hard to let go of my schedule-free summer days. Days that I could enjoy at my… Continue reading Why A Perfectionist Needs to Break the Rules