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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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Surf, Santa and a HAPPY New Year

Yes.  The Santa Hat and I made the trip to Coast Guard Beach on Outer Cape Cod.  I think it was The Hat’s maiden voyage to that magical sea home to so many of my treasures.  Experiences, memories.  Dreams. Near … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas–oops– and a question

Merry Christmas!!  I was sending those wishes all day yesterday, Christmas Day.  I hope you had a lovely day. Why didn’t I post that? I guess because I kept speaking it and my Hat kept saying it.  I assumed everybody heard me. And, truth be … Continue reading

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