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E-Cubed

As if E-Squared wasn’t enough, E-Cubed is Pam Grout’s follow-up book on daily applications of proving to ourselves that we do, in fact, create our own reality each and every day.  Yep, that’s right: that’s actually my own self I am talking to, literally, when I say, “Go ahead…make my day.” In E-Cubed, there are nine more experiments to […]

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A Cloak of Awesomeness

When I’m overwhelmed, stressed, and threatened, I put on my Cloak of Awesomeness and flow through.  In it I stand taller, smile wider, and am able to continue moving forward. Surrounded by an epidemic of apathy? Infiltrated by crabby colleagues? Attacked by social honey badgers? Bathed in my Cloak of Awesomeness I sail through situations unscathed, the malefaction repelled and my […]

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Gonna be late, Mom–car on fire.

My husband and I were dozing in bed with our phones on the nightstands, only half-asleep until our high school sons returned home safely.  It’s common (and expected!) practice in our home to keep in touch by texting: they send a heads-up before they leave for home, we appreciate the respect, and they get to […]

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Necessity Is One Mother of an Inventor

  I think we’re all pretty familiar with this phrase, even if we didn’t know to attribute it to Plato: I also appreciate the offshoots–most notably by Schoolhouse Rock and the creator of Calvin and Hobbes.     But honestly, this has been my own experience–may it help you find your strength and wisdom when needed, […]

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Bed and Breakfast

This yearling is the smartest deer in our resident herd outside our window. Not only does this spread-out alfalfa bale provide food, the heat it continues to generate has melted the snow from underneath by over a foot.  This little doe happily munched and dozed until the others found her out. The teenagers in my […]

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