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Jul 7

America, the Imperfect…

America, the Imperfect…

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Another 4th of July has come and gone…In America, we tend to do it up right. As for me, it was a fantastic weekend in San Diego: An awesome pad in Mission Hills. Barbecue. Amazing, healthy food. A puppy named Hank. Amazing beverages. (Craft beers. Moscow mules. Spiked Lemonade). Corn hole. New friends. Dear friends. Family. Lively conversation. Laughter…more laughter.

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At dusk, we climbed atop…

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Jun 28

KINDNESS is a Moral Obligation

KINDNESS is a Moral Obligation

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One of my favorite talk radio personalities is Dennis Prager. He’s fairly brilliant and ridiculously insightful. He does a bit on his show called, “The Happiness Hour” and throughout that segment Prager can be heard making the following statement: “Happiness is a moral obligation.”In other words, we human beings are obligated to strive for happiness in our every endeavor. Put on a happy face.…

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Jun 25

We’re all Teachers and Students

We’re all Teachers and Students

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When I was a kid, going on eight (fourth grade) my parents decided to rev up the baby making machine:

First, a boy. Then came my first sister. Not long after, my parents added the final baby girl to the ever-growing family. So, instead of just my two older brothers and me after eight years–I suddenly became the oldest daughter and middle child…A big change.

Tentatively, I debated my new role.…

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Jun 24
Light = Love

We hear people ask, “Where’s the love?” Well, for starters, begin with the great outdoors. One of the best things to do each day is to simply wake up with the sun!

Light = Love

We hear people ask, “Where’s the love?” Well, for starters, begin with the great outdoors. One of the best things to do each day is to simply wake up with the sun!


Jun 19

Why Kindness is the Best Deal Going

Why Kindness is the Best Deal Going

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People don’t just come out of the womb “kind.” I believe whole-heartedly that kindness is a habit. It’s a trait that must be taught to young people by parents, family and friends at an early age. Once kindnessis “modeled” reinforced, and fully understood, then it’s up to an individual to handle the rest–as far as placing a value on kindness, practicing consistency and cultivating it as a…

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Jun 13

NEWSFLASH: Tim Duncan doesn’t care what you think about his “pants”

NEWSFLASH: Tim Duncan doesn’t care what you think about his “pants”

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Whilst watching the San Antonio Spurs annihilate the Miami Heat last night, I scrolled through my newsfeed. In the process, the headline, “Tim Duncan Wore Pretty Awful Jeans Before Game 4 of 2014 NBA Finals” caused me to pause.

Are you kidding me? This is a published story?…A sports story no less? I read it out of morbid curiosity. Who decides to print this garbage, anyway? Did some punk kid…

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Jun 9

Jun 1

A Bit on Men and Chivalry

A Bit on Men and Chivalry

Is Chivalry Dead?

An amusing, somewhat interesting random exchange, last night, as I was leaving the gym…Thought-provoking if nothing else:

A handsome man, probably in his early 50s walked before me–a good 10 steps ahead–and exited the gym through two large, plate glass doors. As I pushed the door open, following behind, he looked at me in a most courteous manner and said, “I’m sorry, I should have opened the…

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May 8

Laundry + Deal Making = Ultimate Productivity

Laundry + Deal Making = Ultimate Productivity

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Today marks my one-year work anniversary. I handle marketing for a Los Angeles-based surgeon. The glory of this position is that I work from home. This, I must say, is truly an amazing thing. (Considering I live in Los Angeles, it is an exceptional thing). Thank God for small miracles. …I’m here to tell you that working from home is one of them.

A few little nuggets regarding this work at home…

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Mar 17

The REAL happy…

The REAL happy…

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I recently had a conversation with a girl. Part of that talk included bits of discussion revolving around the topic of “happiness” and what makes a person happy…In a moment when she wasn’t trying to be funny, she blurted out, “New shoes make me happy.”

Now, just a moment. I get that thought process. I love a new pair of shoes just like every other person. Shoes are wonderful (particularly if…

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