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Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Scene: Suburban neighborhood, northeastern U.S., Christmastime 2012, dreary, wet, cold day. Enter stage left, (i.e. from my driveway): Middle-aged woman dancer wearing ski jacket and ruby red Santa Hat. She sets off on her usual…

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How can I make things better with the onslaught of the terrible and the tragic that threatens to paralyze me?  How do I live a life committed to creativity, compassion, beauty and joy in the…

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We give something away because we can. Even if it’s simply a smile.  Especially if it’s simply a smile. We give something away because it will give a boost to someone or something or someplace…

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Note to self: just follow those 3 simple, but not so easy, steps and life will gleam more.  That’s what a few weeks of intense dancing and baking have taught me. For the life lessons…

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And baking for as many as I can.  Yessirree, it’s time to fire up that temperamental, “vintage” oven of mine and crank up the BAKING, y’all. I just checked, and the local project (East Hartford,…

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Santa Hat Chronicles Is Moving!

I’m consolidating my two sets of writing onto my Sirena Tales site at http://www.sirenatales.wordpress.com.  I hope this will make things simpler and easier for reading what I’ve got to offer. My writing experience reminds me of that quotation “[s]ometimes on … Continue reading

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Does Santa ever get sad?

And if he does, how does he handle it?  I’ve been wondering this over the past several days when I’ve been feeling pretty blue sailing through some rough seas. Trying for cheery posts for the blog, I’ve come up dry.  It … Continue reading

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