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How to Handle the Unexpected

How to Handle the Unexpected I’ve been home a month and what a month it’s been. Between packing up and driving across the country, coming home to a mess of epic proportions, reconnecting with old friends and my family, it’s been somewhat overwhelming, but good.   Did everything happen as planned or how I expected Read More

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I Do Not Control The Universe

No, I do not control the universe!! *But damn I wish I did!   aka: What I learned from a leaky roof this morning So this morning I woke up to the lovely sound of rain, pitter patting on the roof and the windows. Rain here in the desert is so rare and delicious and Read More

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How To Be Fearless

How to Be Fearless People have been saying to me recently that I must live my life like Xena, warrior princess: Fearless. I mean, who in their right mind packs up five cats and drives them 2300 miles alone across ¾ of a continent? I know, the thought of driving alone cross country for many Read More

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What I Know Right Now

What I Know Right Now   It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in my dream created life. Between moving ¾ away across the United States and reclaiming my house after my meth-head brother’s 4 year tenure of destruction, I swear that I am still waiting to land and figure out what is really going Read More

Life

Life is Precious

I had planned to write a different kind of blog today, but what happened to me in the past 24 hours was just so profound that I had to share.   Life is precious.   I’ve been living in this condo for about four years now. Four years. When I first moved in, I met Read More

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Get That Hamster Off the Wheel!

Get that hamster off the wheel!   I’ve got so much on my mind lately that it’s hard to keep up. I don’t know who gave that hamster in my brain super powers, but I wish they hadn’t.   Anyway…This is how it goes.  My mind.  My thoughts. The hamster who’s all supercharged. (Fear, worry, Read More

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Life, The Curve Ball, and The Color Red

Life, The Curve Ball, and The Color Red.   I have never played baseball or softball, but my father did. Before I was born, he played professional baseball.  Don’t believe me, look him up.  There are two professional baseball players listed in the encyclopedia of baseball with the last name of Camilli. One of them Read More

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What My Cats Have Taught Me About Life

I have to admit something. I’m a crazy cat lady.  Since I started working from home, my cat lady’ness has increased by 100 fold. They are not just pets to me. They are my best friends and co-workers and I’ve learned so much from them.   You’re probably shaking your head and going “Um, yeah, Read More

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Get Off Your Ass and Adjust Your Sails

We cannot control the wind, but we can adjust our sails.  ~ Dolly Parton I don’t know why that quote is on my mind today, but it is so I had to write about it.   So exactly what does it mean?   For me, it means that you cannot control things outside of yourself. Read More

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The Creation Space: An Interview with Joanna Hennon

Over here on A Dream Created Life, I really believe that people have the power to change their lives and live their dreams.  I’m super lucky too in that I have found a tribe of people just like me, who believe we have the right to be happy, to live life on our terms and Read More