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  Hello and welcome! I created this site as an extension of a weekly column I have written since 2012 for the Portage County Gazette. Many of my readers have found a lot of inspiration and empowerment in my words, and it’s my goal to bring that inspiration and empowerment to more people.    ... Continue Reading →

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Kayak Weekend Take Two, Part One

Toward the end of last year, a few ladies that I kayak with occasionally suggested a sea kayak symposium in summer might be fun. I’d heard about this one for a few years and always considered going, but never had the cash. Considering it was still roughly nine months away, I figured I would have... Continue Reading →

Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling but start. Start and don't stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just... start. —  Ijeoma Umebinyuo

"The Buddha is found everywhere: in other people - even the ones we do not like very much." — Francis Harold Cook "Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness." — Caroline Myss "It is not... Continue Reading →

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