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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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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A Break in Routine

It was a quiet night at the bar. “Hey, Bill. Is it still raining?” “Yeah, it’s still raining.” “Oh, man. It’s going to be a slow night, Bill.” I think that’s the way Bill likes it. Meet Bill. I have the pleasure of his company four nights a week. Every Wednesday through Saturday, he strolls […]

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Thoughts About Thinking

When and where do you do your best thinking? This is such a difficult question to answer. The better question for me is probably: when and where do you completely shut your mind off? (or at least try to) Definitely during episodes of Revenge. Whenever I kiss someone (unless it’s not going well). And I […]

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2014: Look Up and Reach for the Stars

I’ve never really been one for resolutions. While I totally think making them is a positive way to begin the New Year, I can’t remember the last time I actually participated in the ritual. I like to think it’s because if something needs resolving, I usually fix it right away. I repeat, that’s what I […]

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What’s Right?

Country Sunrise

The idea for this post has been in the back of my mind for a few days now. The message was meant to be uplifting and relevant as it coincided with the spirit of the holiday season as well as my blog’s motivational theme. Certain events this weekend, however, have caused me to reflect and […]

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Oh, the places your mind takes you!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend, especially if it was a 3-dayer. My weekend was lovely. On Friday, my friend and I grabbed dinner at Trattoria Locanda, located on idyllic Main Street in Fishkill, NY. As we were led to our cozy table near the fully stocked wine tower, we were pleasantly surprised to […]

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