Monthly Blog Archives: October 2010

Wishing for what I have.


This morning I walked with my son the two blocks to where the car was parked in order to drive him to school. (No school buses here, sigh.) When we got to Valencia Street, on which Kayne and I both remembered leaving the car last night, we couldn’t find it. We walked back and forth along...

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A “dah who dor-aze” kinda holiday


October Simply Celebrate Newsletter A “Dah Who Dor-aze” Kinda Holiday By Sherry Richert Belul At the risk of falling into ranks with the likes of those fluorescent-lit stores who are already stocking the shelves with twinkly Christmas lights and inflatable Santas, I want to talk a...

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Well-being from within. (Ahhh).


Hi. I’m rushing around trying to get everything done because I’m unexpectedly going to be out of the office for a few days. In the midst of my craze, the excerpt below landed my email box. I really needed the reminder that all my joy is from within, anytime I want to access it. (Fo...

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For Me?


Yesterday I surprised my son, Kayne,  with a book he really wants that just came out by a fave author. I started writing him a note to go with the gift — about how proud I am of all the new things he is trying— and was suddenly overcome with emotion. It was like a warm rain ou...

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Seek the unique.


Believe it or not, this photo was taken in Oakland, California. Yep, there is an authentic gondola, piloted by an authentic Italian, available for passage on Lake Merritt. Recently my beau and I set up an outdoor picnic in the Bonsai Garden near the lake. Table, chairs, cryst...

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Failure is not a dirty word.


Maya Stein, poet, writer, teacher, feral hairdresser, and chef, joins us as our guest at Happy Hour today at 12n PST. Below is a snippet of conversation from our Lively Conversation, Drive into Your Dreams, with Maya. And below that, a poem of hers called The Luxury of Failu...

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