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Election Fears

Election Fears

Election FearsStars, please! Everyone seems to have already made up their mind in regards to the presidential election. It almost makes me wonder why bother waiting until November. Along both party lines I have heard reluctance regarding their candidate. Current candidates do not thrill the majority of voters. I would be lying if I did not hear more misgivings regarding the Republican party nominee than for the Democratic. Some suggest that there is the possibility of a third party candidate. I…

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Labor Day

Labor Day

Labor DayStars, please! Labor Day is often spent with family or friends. It is filled with the smells of backyard barbecues and various food items on the grill which often serves as the unofficial end to Summer. But what was the reason for all of this celebration? Matthew Maguire first suggested in 1882 that the first Monday in September should be a holiday. He suggested a parade followed by a time of relaxation for the workers and their families.  As tensions rose…

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Lake Crescent

Lake Crescent

Lake CrescentStars, please! While I was out on the Olympic Peninsula, I snuck out to one of the most serene spots I have seen in my life. Lake Crescent is some thirty minutes outside of Port Angeles, WA. It boasts a fairly pristine view of nature with relatively little development on the lake. The water is clear and deep. I first journeyed to Lake Crescent some eight years ago at the recommendation of one of my clients. My client possesses…

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Musings from Small Move, Big Change

Musings from Small Move, Big Change

Musings from Small Move, Big Change4.7 (93.33%) 9 votes It may be that I am suffering from a variation of recent car purchase syndrome, but it seems like a number of books related to habit have reared their head in my life in recent years. A quick search on Amazon.com comes up with some ninety-five thousand plus results, led by The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. Not far down on the list, is the almost venerable Stephen Covey with…

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

MindfulnessStars, please! “Mindfulness is a quality that’s always there. It’s an illusion that there’s a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you’re either mindful or you’re not.” Richard Gere   I remember one day in early Fall when my first year in college had recently begun. I sat by a tree munching on corn on the cob. And yet, what normally would be munching was not the best way to express it for I was dining…

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Five Most Popular Quotes Tweeted by us in May 2016

Five Most Popular Quotes Tweeted by us in May 2016

Five Most Popular Quotes Tweeted by us in May 2016Stars, please! For those of you who do not know, we are very active on Twitter. I know I find a lot of wisdom and solace in quotes. Please find what our Twitter followers determined to be our most five useful/inspirational quotes for the month of May below. What are some of your favorite quotes? Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again. Joseph Campbell @KubotaGarden #facingdownfears…

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