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Happiness is anyone and anything at all…

If I had to choose two small things that impact my emotions the most (but do not include people or God), it would have to be singing and words.  So the ultimate impact for me comes from lyrics.  And since I recently ran around on Broadway, I’ve been in quite the belting-to-showtunes-in-the-car mood.  So many… Continue reading Happiness is anyone and anything at all…

Blogging Blah Blah, Wistfully Whimsical Wishlist

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I'm so glad that Kate challenged me and a few others to name our five favorite things right now. But man, this was tough! I love so many things that I see every day. So here are a few of my favorites today. And how about I pass the challenge on? Katy, Christine, and Ashley,… Continue reading {Megster Meter} Likes

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Thoughtful Wednesday: Needing People

(When I wrote this post a few days back, I didn't realize it would be my 100th post! I know people usually do something special for their 100th, but nothing comes to mind at the moment. Maybe I'll do a special 159 post or something. Anyway, here's the original post...) The idea of "needing someone"… Continue reading Thoughtful Wednesday: Needing People

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Deep Wednesday: Contributing to Happiness

Anything you are good at contributes to happiness. --Bertrand Russell This is a thought that has woven itself throughout my education and adult life, and it is particularly relevant when considering my place in the world.  For a long time, I thought I wanted to be and needed to be a pediatrician to be happy,… Continue reading Deep Wednesday: Contributing to Happiness

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Deep Wednesday: Enthusiasm

I read this quote on one of my favorite blogs, The Happiness Project: “We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” --Charles Kingsley I am particularily moved by it because it is so dead on.  When… Continue reading Deep Wednesday: Enthusiasm