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Day 41: Un-becoming everything that isn’t really you

Last week I had my first call with my life coach since retiring and we had a lot to catch up on.  She didn’t know about my mom…India…Key West…The Taste…or my blog.  After giving her the run down, I confessed … Continue reading

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Day 33: In trying to figure out what I want, I’m realizing a lot about what I don’t want.

Several years ago, I got my 200 hour Vinyasa yoga certification.  At the time, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever teach but it was a way to spend hours learning about something I loved and a way to deepen my … Continue reading

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Day 29: Unpacking boxes only to discover new emotional baggage

Not sure what inspired me to finally unpack the remaining boxes from the office.  Maybe it’s because tomorrow is day 30 which means I’ll have spent one month retired.  I like the symbolism in being fully settled — or at … Continue reading

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Day 24: A lovely day

I did it! Eight days in Key West by myself — a successful solo trip! It has been equal parts reflection…introspection…listening to my heart…setting intentions…and settling into a more mindful existence. It’s been amazing. I’ve learned that I can be … Continue reading

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Day 23:  Whether coincidence, conscious awareness, or subconscious dreaming

Yesterday I visited “the best palmist in Key West”, Mahadeo Jerrybandhan.  This wasn’t my first visit to Mahadeo.  On our 2012 trip, Jole and I visited him…although she was not interested in a reading so she patiently listened to mine.  That was … Continue reading

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Day 22: The omen that changed my life

As I continue reading The Alchemist, I find myself contemplating the omens I’ve been shown and wondering how many I’ve failed to see.  Coehlo says, “When you really want something to happen, the whole world conspires to help you achieve … Continue reading

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I don’t know about your grandparents, but mine were/are amazing!  I dare say – the best.  They were/are kind, loving, and hilarious (my grandpa passed but grandma is still kicking it).  One of the things they loved to say was … Continue reading

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