Category Archives: appreciation

Using the Eff word on New Years Day?

We can’t possibly prepare ourselves for pain or disappointment by foreboding joy; the Universe doesn’t make deals like that. Continue reading

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The Sun is Big Enough to Share.

“No matter how far apart you are from the ones you love, remember that they are still living under the same sun as you. In fact, they may be looking at the very same sunset as you are, just from … Continue reading

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I Make Enough. My Earnings are Directly Deposited, Every Single Day.

“We can certainly talk about the realities of the economy, debate the best method to evaluate effectiveness and discuss the drawbacks of unions. But anyone who characterizes teachers as overpaid is forgetting what we entrust them with each and every … Continue reading

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“There are Two Types of People in the World.”

Which one are you? Look here and choose wisely; or be miserable and stay away from the rest of us (who have yet to perfect this ourselves). Related articles Miserable people ( how to keep fighting ( It is your choice … Continue reading

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What are you carrying?

“Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.”
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Kiss the Grass

“When we walk like (we are rushing) we print anxiety and sorrow on the earth. We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the earth… Be aware of the contact between your feet … Continue reading

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My Job is Simple.

My job is simple. I work Monday through Friday. September – June. No nights. No weekends. No holidays. My job is simple. I teach kindergarten.  I work with five-year olds. Ask them what my job is…they will tell you: “It’s … Continue reading

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Perspective 101

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Slam that Door.

My next read will hit the book shelves September 4th; it’s a natural follow-up to the #1 New York Times best seller, ‘The Happiness Project”  by Gretchen Rubin. I plan to head to Barnes & Noble to grab, “Happier at … Continue reading

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Freezing Time

It’s summer, 2012.  But it’s not the same.  It’s not the season that I remember growing up.  I summered in the 70’s.  My days consisted of selling lemonade in a kool aid pitcher…turning the leftover lemonade into popsicles.  (The Tupperware Lady was everywhere!) My days began and … Continue reading

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