Friday Five – May 1, 2020

Inspired by Tim Ferriss’s 5-Bullet Friday emails, I thought it would be fun to start my own weekly list, which I’ll simply call my “Friday Five,” to record and share things that are moving me in some way lately.  Since I lost my job and recently turned my blog back on, I’ve been enjoying re-reading some of my own entries from past years, which provide a snapshot in time of what I was reading, watching, listening to…

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Here’s How

Here’s how to be productive Here’s how to be still Here’s how to socially distance Here’s how to use Zoom Here’s how to keep your kids occupied Here’s how to work from home Here’s how to flatten the curve Here’s how to meditate Here’s how to wash your hands Here’s how to interpret the data Here’s how to help Here’s how not to help Here’s how to recognize the symptoms Everyone handles it differently Everyone…

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Waking Up

  “Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life.” Butterflies have been showing up for my sister and me in the last week. We thought it was Dad sending love. This one pictured above fluttered around me while I was reading outside the other day and hung out in the flowers next to me for over an hour. Watching it provided a short reprieve from a heartbreaking, awful and overwhelming week.…

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Perspective

Sometimes I miss the ocean. And then, just like that…it appears.

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Fresh Tracks

On New Year’s Eve, my mom and I bundled up and went for a magical late night stroll in the snow. It was the perfect way to ring in the New Year, “making fresh tracks” as my mom put it, breathing in the cool air, marveling at how quiet it was, and throwing a few snowballs of course. I always love that week between Christmas and New Year’s when the mad holiday rush is over…

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