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Chocolate, Puppies & Dirt Help Avoid Creative Catastrophe

For me they are all linked in their ability to ground my creative fires. You can’t whirl around on the fumes of creative energy all the time. Sooner or later you’ll fly smack into a wall and crash. The graveyard of artists who have is vast. [...]

Fleeting Pleasures: Manufactured Happiness

Today, you may take a trip to Disney World for the ride of a lifetime. A quick excursion on a Caribbean cruise promises to whisk you away from the world’s troubles. Drug stores offer pills to cure your headaches, insomnia and sexual dysfunction. [...]

Playful Power Of Leaping

If you can’t think of something playful to do – jump! Your impact will be felt somewhere. In one place you’ll push air out and in another vacuum it in. Amazing! Be the creative playful pump. We have a universal impact on the world, the [...]

Warning: Explosion At Risk

Once in a while you have to do something that makes no sense. At least to your logical mind. However for you creative mind this will feel like a long run, eating candy, yoga, or great sex! And if you don’t do it there will be serious consequences. It’s [...]

Podcast: Upgrade Your Travel On The Cheap

Listen Here: Jeanne Hoffman is the co-founder and editor of HeelsFirstTravel.com. She’s spent years taking advantage of great travel deals and now shares these secrets with others on the blog. She’s here to share some easy steps [...]

Podcast: Fall Fun For The Whole Family!

Listen Here: Pamela McMurtry is the author of A Harvest and Halloween Handbook and event maven! From organizing to décor to food, Pam does it all! Fall Fun For The Whole Family! What are your favorite ways to celebrate fall with family [...]

The Midlife Sage: You Can Enjoy A Family Vacation Without Drama Or Lawsuits

I recently joined my adult children and their families on a wonderful trip to the Oregon Coast. This is a remarkable achievement for me because I have two brothers within a day’s drive of my home and we would rather eat rancid snot than [...]

The Midlife Sage Says: Survive A Sleepover Without Needing A Manual Or Medication

When my charming granddaughter Sweetie Pie is finished with her meal, she throws the dishes and leftover food from her high chair tray onto the floor. She then proceeds to cross her arms, and smile at me. I tried this once in a restaurant and [...]

So You Want To Be A Runner?

Maybe you ran in high school or college, or your spouse is a runner and would like you to join in on the fun. Or perhaps you are looking for a way to get in shape and enjoy other people’s company, or have a few hours of solitude during [...]

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her – Fun, Romantic & Affordable

It’s Valentine’s Day again. That time of year that women love and men dread. It’s like a giant gift-giving mine field for men so help yours by forwarding this blog. The secret to a great Valentine’s Day is to make it romantic. And that [...]

Urban Adventure Gal

Tweet: OMG! Get ready, there’s a mechanical bull in our future!! It always starts with a tweet, I’m much more adventurous when I’m writing something and sending it off into the nothingness of social media. But then I realize, there it [...]