Author Archives: marie

At the Top

Mastery comes from Patience, Repetition, Dedication. That’s it to be at the top of your chosen game, profession, calling.

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What Is It You Want?

I can have it, anything I want. All I have to do is know what it is I want. True Story: My neighbor recently lost her husband of nearly 50 years to cancer. We have been neighbors for 16 years and have never had a real connection until now. When I say “real” I mean […]

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One Hand on the Wall

There just are no wrong decisions. You could go this way, or that way, and either way will eventually get you to where you need to be.

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Treasured Moments_2017

During the holiday season I take a minute to appreciate the special moments in my life that cause me to pause and smile. ~ My niece, Emily, holding a frog on July 4th in Milwaukee with her red white and blue finger nails ~ Family of Canadian geese on a Los Angeles golf course ~ […]

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The Search for Meaning

The search for meaning in my own life is realized through gratitude then giving to others. Find meaning wherever you can.  

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More Grief, Where Will I Put It?

Anya, my dog, and I were out for our daily afternoon walk in the hills of our neighborhood. We usually take the same route as she likes the routine and often leads the way. As we walked by one of the houses set higher on the hill, we saw the ivy beneath the house move […]

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Be Memorable

bE unIquE—bE mEmOrAblE—this is what truly makes you human.

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Poetic Illustrations

When you read poetry don’t articulate, just experience. Same thing with poetic illustrations, let it happen to you and see what you will.

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Every Day

I create a simple ritual or routine to help me stay motivated…and do it…every day.

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KINDNESS, It’s Contagious

Kindness is not only contagious, it matters, and it makes a difference. I had a different story prepared to tell you however after waking up to the news of another American horror story of one more senseless act of violence, my other story seemed trite and meaningless. I will save it for a slow news […]

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