Tag Archives: Holidays

The Best Present Not Under the Tree

With my oldest son getting married at the end of the year we announced that gifts would come in the form of cash to be spent on that trip surrounding the marriage and not in pretty, wrapped presents under the tree. … Continue reading

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Love, Jamie

One of the reasons I started blogging four or five years ago was to have a place to share my authentic voice as it shifts. I don’t read back over my old blogs, but if I did, I’m sure I would … Continue reading

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Rose Nose

A few weeks ago, my fab friend Yolie and I spent a beautiful afternoon in The Huntington Library, Tea Room and wandering through the gorgeous gardens in Pasadena, California. It was quite a better place to be in December than … Continue reading

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Breaking Tradition

“Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.” Jiddu Krishnamurti Them are fighting words, I know. We hold tight to our traditions. That goes for individuals, families, communities, countries, and world. At this holiday … Continue reading

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Different Paths to Celebration

My obsession with paths goes way back. When I was five, and my mom wanted to do something special for me, she’d say to herself, “I think I’ll take Teeters riding on the trails.” (My dad had nicknamed me Teeters … Continue reading

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Turning Points – We Made It!

Happy New Year’s Eve, Friends! We made it! Every day since Halloween. Some of you have been here consistently with me. Watched my spelling errors. Saw words I added or deleted in error. And still you read. I feel like … Continue reading

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Balance – A Key to Health

The photo on the left means so much to me. These are my oldest son’s feet many years ago when he first came home from his freshman year at college. He realized the key to his success was balance and … Continue reading

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Day 45 – The Dash

It’s Day 45 of the “2012 Hallow-lean Through New Year’s Dash,” but who’s counting? Actually, I’m not, but this morning when I woke up, I realized it had been a number of days since I’d decided to blog daily with … Continue reading

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Who are you really baking for?

Nothing says December like lights and baking. Or is this some smokescreen of a plan to eat cookie dough? Baking for the neighbors. That’s what I told myself anyway. It was like a public service. They were new and how … Continue reading

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