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Living While Alive….Mom’s Visit Included Lunch at Restored ‘Ladies of the Night’ House

It was Mom’s last visit around 2003 to Oregon before she died. Ruthie B’s was a past ‘ladies of the night’ in early 1900′s house in Springfield I’d told her about. They served tea/lunch in a creative way. Hats, boas and scarves were made available to do dressups while having tea/lunch. Alice in Wonderland servers [...]

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Tree House Books KNOWS How to Make Magic at Lithia for Lunar New Year

Tree House Books in Ashland has something up their sleeves…. Feb. 11 was the Lunar New Year in the light of the full moon, lunar eclipse and a comet entertaining the heavens. Tree House Books orchestrated a photo shoot and Lantern Festival at Lithia Park, lower duck pond, to celebrate. In addition, this event launches [...]

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Experience: Best Teacher to Digest Lesson…..with Animal Crackers and Stress Skills for Young Children!

As we age we KNOW that experience is the best teacher. So WHY NOT use experience to help children know themselves and their inner world resources! Forty years of teaching children how the mind/body/emotions work together as a system has shown me children want to know for themeslves. Children love lessons that are FUN……like chewing [...]

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Aging with Passion for Empowering Superkids on the Planet

Awesome Aging means many things to me. One of the choices that exist is to be bored or even sedentary in aging. I refuse either. Passion fuels me and having a mission fills me. EMPOWERING SUPERKIDS to know themselves and tap their own inner world resources of mind/body/emotions. Teaching 23 kindergarten students today the difference [...]

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True Story of a Magical Moment with My Mom and a Butterfly

True story about my Mom that happened probably the last time she visited when I lived in the forest before she died. We were walking among the dense trees. Some butterflies were nearby. Mom said to stop walking and ‘watch this.’ She spotted one of the butterflies and connected with it from several feet away. [...]

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Strength, Upliftment, Kindness, Respect…..Everywhere in the Women’s March in Ashland

43 deg., light rain. Freedom wings instead of an umbrella for me. Unprecedented numbers in this weather for a march…thousands upon thousands. The feelings of STRENGTH working together was my marching focus…..acting instead of reacting with collaborative forward movement for change. Upliftment, kindness and respect permeated the atmosphere. Personally, I am using this time as [...]

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Honored to be Nominated by International Women’s Festival Pacific Northwest

Forty years of creating/applying/dedicating my specialty approach of 3D learning to children as young as 3 has been and will always be a passionate heart endeavor. And aging retains a huge dose of enthusiasm with this work being active in my life. I am feeling honored to receive a nomination for an award regarding my [...]

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THE Single Funniest Event of my Life Happened This Morning….and, Yes, I Wear a Wig!

THE single, funniest event of my life happened this morning. I’ll set the stage for you….The grandies spent the night. That means I set up sleeping pads and blankets on the floor in my bedroom so it’s like a campout. Once everyone was awake this morning, we were having a sweet little chat. My grandson [...]

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Changing My Perspective and Thoughts Created Magical Transformation

Finding pure MAGIC in my thoughts last night made a major change in perspective manifest a whole new experience immediately. The YMCA pool closed for weeks/maintenance. It opened back up but the pool was COLD, not heated well yet. I touched the water with my feet. WHOA!!! I felt shriveled on the spot with so [...]

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Reflections on a Freezing Evening: Scenes, Stories from the Homeless Shelter at Xmas

(Every photo of the homeless taken below was done so with permission of the individuals.) The wind is howling tonight and will bring 12 deg. temp. I think about the homeless – the ones I meet and talk to at Christmas when I deliver packages to them as the Christmas Fairy, waving my singing wand [...]

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