Category Archives: inspiration

Chocolate Lovin’ and Shame

Even by New York City standards it was a little odd: older African American man dressed in raggedy clothes walking down the street pulling a battery operated PA system and talking into a microphone. Based on experience I expected him … Continue reading

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The Love/Hate day…

Valentines Day is one of those holidays you see such extremes! Some (uhhh usually the freshly in love or freshly in the dog house with their lover!) get waaaay into it and then others (and I will decline to comment … Continue reading

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No Regerts – Wait?!? WHAT?!?

Are you a “No Regrets” kinda person or more of a “Regrets, I’ve had a few…” or the down right wallow-er in “would’a should’a could’a” ? I can be any of the above. “Perfect Marvelyne” loves the idea of “You … Continue reading

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Tattoos and Cheerleaders

Just before Christmas my hubby took me to NYC for a few days of biz meetings and lots of play time. It was incredible weather – cold and snowy! Strangely enough – even tho it was the holiday season – it … Continue reading

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just because you are…

she’d asked me for about a week to come help her. it wasn’t a big deal, but would take a few hours and was certainly a two person job. i didn’t mind doing it – but you see i was … Continue reading

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Bi Polar Gifts

I love getting presents. You’re shocked, i know 😉 But I do – I love it. Big or small, homemade or luxury. I just really like it! Especially the ones I know thought was put into choosing especially for me. … Continue reading

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Holiday Loss

Several years ago – okay, many years ago (where in the world does the time go???) it was the holiday season. Being the oldest sister – I also was the first one to marry, and the first to have a … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of a White… Space

As a long time writer, editor, PR person (yada yada yada) I can promise you that one major not-so-secret secret any pro will confirm is that the White Space of any piece is a critical element if you would like … Continue reading

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Poverty at YOUR table??

I read a beautiful news story this week about a Pastor who dressed up like a dirty, mumbling, homeless man and went to church Sunday to see the response of his congregation. His disguise was so well done that his … Continue reading

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Getting Naked. (Or as we say in the south – Gettin’ Nekkid)

Confession:  I adore having my nails freshly painted and perfect. Adore. I mean it is basically one of the top 3 things I do not want to leave the house with out. It is that serious to me. Problem. I … Continue reading

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