The Days Of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a time when we focus intently on gratitude.  Surrounded by family, friends, food, and laughter it is much easier to be grateful for what we have. Gratitude fills our hearts and carries us happily through the holiday season. It is a lens that challenges us to appreciate all we have in our life…
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Milestones…

18 years ago, I attended my oldest child’s high school graduation with my youngest child on my lap.  Sarah was just shy of 18 at the time and Cheyenne was eight-weeks old. I remember the moment with absolute clarity.  It was, in so many ways, both surreal and life affirming. I fully appreciated in that moment how…
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Don’t Rain On My Parade Québec!

I am on the annual Oprah and Gayle pilgrimage to Québec , Canada to visit my darling grandchildren, Noah Jr. and Cortney, with my son Noah. The pilgrimage was so named long ago as an homage to Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King’s Big Adventure – a 10 day road trip from California to New York.…
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Maui – Part Three.

Maui is a beautiful place.  It is especially beautiful as a vacation spot.  But make no mistake, it does not come cheap.   It was a fabulous vacation – a once in a lifetime vacation for me and my family.  I don’t know that I will return to Maui in my lifetime, but I am happy…
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Maui – Part One.

I surmise it is time to start catching New Forty readers up on summer outings that have gone unreported. I have been thinking that there is so much to tell that it is almost too much.  I want to say little, but tell all that is worth telling.  As such, I think I will have…
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