The art of living Category

You, Inc.

Following along with a couple of themes I have touched on in this blog, including yesterday’s articles about what it takes to succeed, I want to talk about branding.  Essentially one take away from the exercise of rebooting my niece’s college prep was that we re-branded her from someone who was just meandering along in […]

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no Savings grace

Like most opinionated vocal people I have pet peeves.  Changing the clock twice a year is one of them. When these changes were six months apart, I didn’t mind them so much.  But now that it is almost eight months and four months, I find this practice unsettling. This is likely because I am so […]

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Savory autumn pie

I like to collect recipes that I can keep in my head, so if I am traveling or visiting, I can put a meal together without resorting even to the index-card ring sets that students carry in culinary school. One of the easiest and most versatile dishes I make (when I cook!) is one I […]

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The great obscurian novel

I just got this email from Word Press: http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/nanowrimo-2013/ I skimmed it as I usually do with their posts, just to find out if it was anything earth-shattering. Have you seen this? It invites us to spend November writing the great American, or whatever, novel.  The challenge is to write every day and make it […]

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Habitus corpus

There are a lot of reasons to avoid developing some habits, but I think there is a place for establishing routines or conventions that confer greater peace of mind. In fact, I love creating (flexible) structure in my life. So, in the interest of describing rather than prescribing … Most of us have far more […]

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