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#Beauty4Balance: Day 14. Magic. Post for 7.4.17.

Today I finished Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. I read half of it at the beach last year. I read the Courage section. Which I needed to get started because I had many many of these …. I read the Enchantment section. Which inspired and delighted me. And I read the Permission section.   Which… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 14. Magic. Post for 7.4.17.

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#Beauty4Balance: Day 13. Laugh.  Post for 7.3.17.

Sometimes life plays jokes on us. Sometimes your husband loves to tease (lovingly I’m going to assume) your last #Beauty4Balance post about To Do Lists before vacation started. And as ridiculous as it is, and he is, you have a pretty good giggle about it. We all laugh. Because….well….because “poop” on a “To Do List” is… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 13. Laugh.  Post for 7.3.17.

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#Beauty4Balance: Day 11. Big Mac.  Post for 7.1.17.

No.  Not the Burger.  This guy… The Mackinac Bridge. The spectacularly grand entrance-way into nature’s palace. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Miles and miles and miles of pristine forest and breathtaking Great Lakes shoreline. The kind of quiet that sounds loud. The kind of slow that makes you forget about time. The kind of peace, calm and… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 11. Big Mac.  Post for 7.1.17.

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#Beauty4Balance: Day 12. Lady Lake. Post for 7.2.17.

Lake Michigan is always impressive. Her skin looks mosaic with blues and greens.  Shifting patterns with the movement of her waves. Changing hues each time the clouds catch the sun as they chase her across the sky. This year she seems exceptionally beautiful. There is a creek just to the west of where I’m standing.… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 12. Lady Lake. Post for 7.2.17.

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#Beauty4Balance: Day 10. ☑️ Complete To Do List.

Most days I don’t think I would survive without my “To-Do” lists.   Seriously. I can’t be trusted to wing it and get everything done. I can wing just about any meeting or presentation or unexpected Q&A at work- but not a productive back to the grind kind of work day.   And unless the… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 10. ☑️ Complete To Do List.

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#Beauty4Balance: Day 8. Get Your Head in the Game. 

“You have it in ya – I’ve seen it. I know it. But You’ve got to pull each other up. Be a Team!”  I’m about a football fields length from my house. About a dugouts length from the little league baseball coach talking to his team huddled around him. I’m walking slowly trying to listen… Continue reading #Beauty4Balance: Day 8. Get Your Head in the Game.