Category Archives: Perseverance

The Most Important Feature in My Home

I had lunch today with a good friend who shared her disappointment about losing a house she and her husband tried to buy. The home–priced right, in a good neighborhood–ended up in a bidding war, with multiple buyers offering crazy … Continue reading

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The Messy Journey Between Back Then, Now, and Up Ahead

I hear people talk all the time about the importance of a 360 degree job self-assessment, where you assess you own performance in the last year (or any duration of your choosing) and ask those peers or those above (like … Continue reading

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What If You’re Not Feeling Thankful?

Recently, my husband returned from a 30 min. pre-dawn power walk through the charming older suburb where we currently live. As he passed a little pocket park near a small shopping area, he noticed a woman sitting on a park … Continue reading

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Life Above Niagara Falls

When Nik Wallenda successfully walked across Niagara Falls Friday night, I was among the 13 million viewers holding their breath. In the end, what blew me away was not the feat itself–though worthy of all the praise it received–but his … Continue reading

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