Blog : June 2011

When black-n-white turns technicolor.

It breaks my heart wide open when I hear people at funerals wishing they'd expressed their appreciation while the person they loved was still alive. Or folks at the end of their lives feeling like they missed the color and magic in the midst of to-do's and obligations.  What the world really needs

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When black-n-white turns technicolor.

The other evening, my beau and I watched a film called, A Single Man—about an English Professor who is despondent after the death of his lover. Early on in the movie, we learn that this professor is planning to kill himself in the evening. However, as the day goes on, this man experiences a n

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Three Low-Cost, All-love, Last-Minute Gifts For Dad

  Father’s Day is right around the corner. If you need a last-minute gift for Dad, just read on for a few creative, easy ideas. I’m giving away ten free copies of my ebook, Present Perfect: 127 creative, one-of-a-kind, no-to-low cost, wow-em gifts they'll never forget. Just sen

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Tiny cracks that let in light.

  SIMPLY CELEBRATE NEWSLETTER: MAY/JUNE 2011 Twenty years ago, I had just broken up with my boyfriend after a recent move to San Francisco. I was broken hearted and grappling with a depression that had been nipping at my heels for years. I couldn’t kick it off this time. I fell into what

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Tiny cracks that let in light.

SIMPLY CELEBRATE NEWSLETTER: MAY/JUNE 2011 Twenty years ago, I had just broken up with my boyfriend after a recent move to San Francisco. I was broken hearted and grappling with a depression that had been nipping at my heels for years. I couldn’t kick it off this time. I fell into what I called

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Top 5 Regrets People Make on Their Deathbeds

  I recently came across this list of Top 5 Regrets People Make on Their Deathbeds, written by Bronnie Ware, who works with the dying. I was really moved when I read this piece. Reading Bronnie's list gave me a sense of perspective that is sometimes hard to get in the midst of day-to-day l

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