Tag Archives: Fancy Coffee Friday

Fancy Coffee Friday: Challenged

Being challenged is a good thing. If everything is easy and requires no real effort on our part, we aren’t challenged and we aren’t really learning anything and that means we aren’t growing.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Breathing Creatively

The other week there was a new comic published by The Oatmeal that discussed creativity. I love the way Matthew Inman illustrates and explains various concepts, from philosophic to red velvet mites, and his thoughts on creativity were like a … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Practice

“Have you been practicing?” I dreaded that question. Much like confession when I was in grade school where I didn’t have anything to confess, I knew full well that responding, “No,” was not the correct answer.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: What Serves You?

As the hours passed on New Year’s Eve, I contemplated what I should post here for the first words of 2020. Resolutions haven’t really been my cup-of-tea.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Thanks, Yoga.

I was on my mat, squatted down in Mālāsana, when the instructor invited everyone to attempt Crow pose, or Bakasana, if we felt up to it. I’d been feeling stronger in recent weeks when it came to yoga class so … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Reset

The computer which I use at work is an older model and has been having trouble of late. It’s slow. Slow as molasses in January as the saying goes. It is cluttered and doesn’t have enough RAM to run the … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Last week Monday, my barn jeans tore across the left thigh. They’d been wearing noticeably thin over the last few months and I knew they would need to be retired soon. Monday was July 8th and it would have been … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Nurishment

I am a fan of the literary magazine, The Sun, which is ad-free and runs a variety of features from interviews to “Readers Write.” Once in a while, I think I should submit something for publication, but the thought passes.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Too Thin

Today’s society tells us that we can “do it all”, “have it all” if we want it bad enough, and we can succeed in attaining our every whim and desire if we just hustle enough. But what if we can’t? … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Solitude

Last Saturday I awoke to the sound of the radio announcer on WPR saying, “…and next we will hear the second act….” It was 5 AM, and I had yoga in a few hours. It was time to enjoy some … Continue reading

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