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I Need You

O.K. No beating around the bush and trying to be subtle. I need your help. I need at least 100 of you, who follow and read this blog, to join me in the practice of Gratitude 100 – A Simple Practice for Fulfillment, Balance, and Happiness. As I began working on writing this book, I realized I need […]

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Five Reasons Grateful for M. L. King, Jr. Day

Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., saw that still in the second half of the 20th century the descendants of slaves, on whose backs this country’s wealth was built, were still unable to enjoy the promised freedoms, equality, and pursuit of happiness written into the American constitution and law. He accepted the charge to work for the achievement of those […]

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Practice Gratitude with the Avaaz Community

Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]

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Welcome to My New Website

My plan was to launch this change in January but my lack of technical know-how created this early inauguration. For all of you dear readers who have followed Rigzenchomo – you will be redirected to my new site skywalker storyteller works (still a WordPress site). This site is still a work in progress. But, you can see […]

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Holiday Haiku, Music, and Stories

Holiday Gift-for-You.mp3 Stories and music Brighten holiday season Family delight

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Storytelling and Condolences

This evening, I perform my debut storytelling here in Homer, Alaska, my first paid performance in over seven years. Just wanted to share the flier with you. I will post a few stories here, for your listening and viewing pleasure, between tomorrow and New Years. Til then, let’s give condolences, and prayers, for the families of the children murdered in […]

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Free Write Friday – Serendipity

Friday has now become my favorite day of the week because of these inspiring prompts provided by Kellie Elmore This time her prompt led to the following short story or is it flash fiction? Serendipity Her name was Serendipity and she loved to hear her father ring the syllables out like a song Ser-en-di-pi-ty, his voice […]

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The Ballad of Mama Queen and Her Darling Daughta

Today is my birthday and I feel the best way to celebrate is to share the story of my birth. I posted this poem in August and received some comments that it was a sad story. In a way it could be seen that way, as at the time it happened my mother she was […]

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CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

I didn’t celebrate Christmas for many years, after I left my parent’s home, until I moved in with Brian, my husband. We never bought a big tree, like his family, but we had fun finding perfect little gifts to pile under our small tree. The tiny wooden carving of an African dancer he gave me […]

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Memory of My Fathers

                        In my lifetime the idea and image of father has changed. I’m of that generation in which Daddy was the feared disciplinarian, a mysterious but strong and dependable source of stability and safety. He wasn’t my confidant or comfort. So, the memories of […]

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