Soapbox or Soulbox.

Today I went to send a quick grocery list to my husband. The typical loaf of bread and eggs checklist that's a rite of passage for every spouse. 


But I got sidetracked when searching for the Grocery folder…

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Feed Your Soul - September

The season is changing. Spiders are spinning whispers of webs on anything attached to my home. My evening walks collide with dusk. Morning light is sleeping in. 

Autumn is announcing its arrival whether I want it to or not. 


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I'm a Fortunate Cookie

During the summer of 2021, I decided to join a songwriting challenge. It would give me something to do outside of the ordinary since I had stayed home for 2 years in a row during the pandemic. I needed some…

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I talk to myself. I know I’m not the only one. And after more than two years of staying home due to the pandemic, me, myself, and I are on a first name basis. We get along pretty good too!

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Hating My Arms

My best friend Eva and I both celebrated milestone birthdays within the last couple of weeks.

We were chatting on the phone, deciding to get together for a celebratory glass of wine. The subject of aging came up. More to…

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Turning 60 at 35

Today is my birthday. I’m sixty. Sixty freaking years old!! How the hell did that happen?


I keep reminding myself because I can’t believe it’s true. I feel 30 inside - except when I bend down, but that's not what

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The Masterclass on Staying Young

I met a man last weekend that inspired me to no end. His name is Mel Zajac, and he is 94 years old.


I spoke to him for less than a minute, but he shared so much wisdom I wanted…

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Your Voice Doesn't Come with a Mute Button

Stifle yourself. Be seen and not heard. No one cares what you think! Those phrases are woven into the fabric of a woman's life. Your voice doesn't come with a mute button. You have a story to tell. An opinion…

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Looking up and other Life Lessons

I’ve been thinking of my sister Joyce more than usual lately. The Anniversary of her was a couple of weeks ago.


As sisters, you would think we would have enjoyed a lifetime together. But that wasn’t the case for us…

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Help! I've hit the Pandemic Wall

I don’t know about you, but for me, spring can’t come soon enough. The dark rainy days of winter are hard enough during regular times. But during a pandemic, they can be brutal. 


Everyone I talk to is at their…

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