Tag: empowerment

I drink decaf coffee. I like the taste and cannot afford the heart palpitations caused by the real stuff, so there you go. Starbucks has (or should I say, “had”) very flavorful decaf but due to some corporate financial decisions, they no longer brew it. Seems as though there aren’t enough of us decaf drinkers …

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What inspires me? Sometimes I’ll wake up a little achy. You know, a little arthritis, some sore muscles from a new exercise. But after watching this video about Emmanuel Kelly, I’ll think twice before complaining. Emmauel Kelly was abandoned by his parents – left in a shoe box in Bagdad. He and his brother were …

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A few weeks back, I planted an avocado seed in a pot. I’ve thrown a lot of avocado seeds away in my day, but I guess they deserve a chance for a new beginning too, eh? I watered it dutifully and waited. Nothing happened for about ten days, maybe even two weeks. Then the day …

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I was cooking yesterday, making a big pot of my delicious black bean chili so that Dave has some stuff to eat while I’m in Nashville this weekend. As a rule, I don’t measure spices, kind of just dump them in. Well, I reached for the chili powder, made a few generous passes over the crock …

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