Popeye

It was late Sunday afternoon and the realtor asked if she could show us one last house. My husband, Ron, and I were tired, but decided to give it a shot.

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Be Grateful, Be Happy

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now,...

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Granny

One of my best friends is a whale. I know this might sound strange, but we have been friends for 20 years now. Granny is not just any whale, but an orca, a killer whale, who swims free in Puget Sound. This 100 year-old female is the matriarch of J pod, a family of resident orcas that frequent the waters of Washington State and...

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Happiness Project: A is for Appreciation, Awe and Authenticity

The Alphabet of Happiness Posted: 01/26/2013 10:53 am Randy Taran Author, Producer and founder of Project Happiness Happiness has many aspects: From quiet appreciation to living with zest and passion, it’s great to explore all the various facets available to you now. Inner happiness has many entry points. Try these...

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The Legacy of Joe Balfior

Of all the teachers in my sixty-five years, none got through to me like my acting teacher/director, Joe Balfior. From our first meeting, it was as if my whole life played out before him.

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Valentine’s Day, Thanks For Loving Me

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” Sam Keen Are you celebrating Valentine’s Day with someone special, or still waiting for that “perfect” person to arrive? The truth is that LOVE is all...

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