A Message of Hope

A Message of Hope

This is a message of hope. Hope that problems are solved with words, not violence. Hope that our uniqueness is embraced, not shamed. Hope that our world becomes united, not divided. Hope that one day there is too much love, not hate.   Hope that humans are seen as humans, not different. Hope that together we can create […]

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Necessary Pauses

Summer in California

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire A whole summer has gone by. A summer of adventure, new experiences, ups and downs. A summer much like the spring and winter and autumn before it. Except I haven’t blogged as much in this season as I did […]

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Walk to the Sound of Your Own Drum

Walk to the Beat of Your Own Drum

Really rejoice in being yourself. Have your own drumbeat. – Kim Cattrall We hear it all the time. “Be yourself, and you’ll be fine.” A common phrase, yes. It’s often heard before a big job interview, or when a parent drops his or her child off on the first day of school. It’s prevalence, however, does not […]

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It’s All an Adventure

It's All an Adventure

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. – Eleanor Roosevelt The unpredictable nature of life is what makes it an adventure. Each new day brings a new opportunity for something to surprise us, inspire us, challenge us. This day brings the start of my adventure before the adventure. […]

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Road Trip to the West Coast

Road Trip to the West Coast

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.  – Confucius It’s been an interesting few months. Since moving forward from my teaching career last October, I’ve really had some time to think, explore, and prepare for the changes to come. When it came down to it, deciding to make a career […]

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Signs of Spring and the Reminders They Bring

Notes by Natalie, Signs of Spring

5 Positive Things to Put on Your Spring To-Do List There really is something magical about the change of seasons. Each one brings a different feeling. Summer is a time when there’s always a hint of the ocean in the air. The approach of autumn means comfy sweaters and pumpkin lattes. The joy of the holiday season is what makes […]

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