Life Equity

My mother wrote a book called Life Equity, based on the concept that as women, we can choose to assign real value to the wisdom, and expertise we garner from experiences that shape our lives. As women, our lives often follow a more circuitous route. Men have a tendency to have a trajectory-or starting line- through their careers. Women take time for children, family members who need care, community service. Our goal should be to find the fulfillment in every season of life.

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Finding the Quiet

I recognize the value in a rare moment that comes along for me these days…I call it the quiet, and when it arrives, I have trained myself to abide within (picture me zen!) This morning I found the quiet, or it found me, and I have enjoyed every second…reading, writing, refueling.

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Sister, sister!

Some of my recent days have fortunately been spent with my sweet sister in law, Hillary.  She is such a doll, a gift to my brother, and I love having her around.  She loves my two boys well, too, and they were over the moon to have Aunt Hillary and Uncle Chad visiting us at the beach.

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To New Buckets

Three weeks before her 93rd birthday , Mimi sat in a chair at the shallow edge of the Dead Sea with her toes in the water and her hands in the air. She thought, hmmm well that’s the list… she had checked the last box-a trip to the Holy Land, and with a gaze set across the still water she tells me appreciation for a lifetime of memories filled her mind~ and then…what next?

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Sail away!

My husband and his long-time best buddy have birthdays just a few days apart.  We have always made an occasion of celebrating them together.On one very special occasion for the two, their fortieth birthdays, we cruised the French West Indies, on a catamaran captained by my husband. We provisioned the boat, and set sail- to adventure, eat, drink and be merry!

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