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So far Kate has created 53 blog entries.

Say “Yes” to Life!

As I reflect on my life, there are a few constants that keep me vibrant and young at heart. I’ll walk Sotland’s 134 mile, John Muir Way to honor my 75thyear next month. Here’s to [...]

2019-06-01T08:40:24+00:00

Reach for the stars!

Last week, ruminating over an old hurt I asked myself, how long are you going to hold on to something from the past that you have no control over? Immediately a voice in my head [...]

2019-04-11T19:53:37+00:00

Discovery!

I came across this entry leafing through old journals yesterday, and it tickled my fancy. The photograph is from my recent trip to Ireland and was taken from St. Charles Fort in Kinsale, County Cork. [...]

2019-03-24T10:02:51+00:00

Moving Furniture

Do you have a process that you know will move you from complacency into action? Yesterday, I was a bit lethargic. I viewed it as post-partum depression. A week earlier, after a year’s planning, I’d [...]

2019-03-24T09:44:48+00:00

Turning the Conversation Around

The most memorable years of my life have been spent working with children; my favorites were the eleven to fourteen-year-olds. Middle school children are unpredictable. They can be painfully honest, say something profound for their [...]

2019-02-15T11:20:45+00:00

Refining Language

Recently, I’ve been examining subtle uses of language. Clear communication moves us more quickly in the direction we choose. Robert Tennyson Stevens in his book, Conscious Language, has given me pause and encouraged me to take a [...]

2019-02-07T10:31:53+00:00

Mary Oliver

I became intimate with Mary Oliver in 1999. It may be more accurate to say, It was then that I read her words for the first time.   I fell in love—in love with her [...]

2019-01-20T19:36:53+00:00

Listen to Your Selves

With the full moon and the total eclipse tomorrow, take time to focus on your intentions, dreams and desires. Don't allow drama that is not yours to enter your space. Concentrate on appreciation and inspiration. [...]

2019-01-19T17:50:48+00:00