Tag Archive: trees

Apr 19

The $3 Christmas Tree

This beautiful miracle came from Patty Sharkey (who is, incidentally, now a vice president of human resources at a large company):

Christmas Season 1975, I’m ten.

We’re poor…food stamp poor. We live at the Jersey Shore, which is quite cold in the winter, especially back in the 70’s.

The bank foreclosed on our house …

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Mar 22

New growth

This morning as I was driving to an interview, the sun was shining through the trees and everything seemed to be sparkling. It was a perfect morning – well, if you don’t consider that it was 70 degrees at 9 AM on March 22. But let’s not quibble. It was gorgeous.

There was a moment …

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Mar 18

Juicy Dollar Store Update

If you’re on my newsletter mailing list, you got the first “Juicy Tips For Miraculous Living” last Tuesday (if you’re not on the mailing list, sign up in the box to the left).  In it, I suggested taking a trip to the dollar store to indulge the little kid inside of you who loves to …

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Jun 02


Today I went zip lining.  Oh hell yeah!  🙂  And it wasn’t just zip lining either – Bretton Woods in New Hampshire calls it a “canopy tour” for good reason.  You’re high up in the trees zipping from platform to platform, walking along suspended bridges, and rappelling down ropes.  It’s not just about how fast …

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May 26

Coolest. Day. Ever.

Today started with tree climbing and ended with llama walking. It was definitely a day to remember!

So here’s the thing about working at the newspaper – it keeps getting better!

A few weeks ago, they asked me to put together a special summer section that will stay on the shelves for about two months. …

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May 11

Slowing down to pay attention

I’m taking a class in Oriental 5-Element Theory that’s got me paying closer attention to what’s going on in the world around me – specifically, what’s going on in the natural world around me.

The drive from the newspaper to my apartment includes about 15 minutes of panoramic mountain viewing. As I drove home at …

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