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cynthia-brian's picture
Mar.26.2014
Express Yourself Teens Talk Discuss “Balancing School and Life” With the on-air Be the Star You Are!® youth reporters. Produced by Cynthia Brian   One thing is for sure–today’s teens are jugglers. They have so much on their spinning plates that they are rapidly learning to prioritize, make...
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.02.2014
March has arrived.  I'm freaking out that Jan and Feb, 2014, are already history.  The pace of life hasn't allowed much time for calendar gazing.  I've just been riding the waves of the days, trying to keep balanced on the board.  The water below is cold and dark.  I don't...
tracy-ewens's picture
Feb.12.2014
Three light bulbs burned out in the laundry room a couple of weeks ago. I flipped the switch, they flashed, made that zappy sound and out they went.  I have recessed lights, so they are the big ones with the flat tops.  They're pretty expensive to replace.  I find it annoying every...
victoria-m-johnson's picture
Jan.29.2014
Do you ever feel like you are traveling on a thin wire trying to balance what’s in your heart versus what’s in your brain? I know you do! This balancing act is especially tricky for writers I think because we deal with matters of the heart (emotions) in our writing and we also think while we’re...
michael-seidel's picture
Jan.28.2014
I'm always balancing mental, emotional and energy ledgers, attempting to keep from crashing as I pick up the curls and ride the waves of the day. Surprise!  Isn't everyone? I'm thinking about this today as I work in the dim early morning light, that is to say, the time before the sun manages...
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Jan.13.2014
                                              Carl Gustav Jung wrote, "Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness...". Everyone has some sadness in their...
tracy-ewens's picture
Dec.29.2013
Albert Einstein said, "Out of clutter, find simplicity.  From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Michael always says, "There is a yin and a yang for everything.  You can't have good without bad, we'd never appreciate the good or even recognize it." I'm...
michael-seidel's picture
Sep.24.2013
I'd never thought of equinox as a word as being an equivalent to balance although that’s the essence of the word’s origins.  It worked almost perfectly for us in Ashland on autumn's first day, sunrise arriving just before seven AM and sunrise taking over twelve hours later at four minutes...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Aug.18.2013
The 13th of August was an interesting day. A day where the crepe myrtle I passed looked especially lovely, her curved arms an embrace, comforting the invisible person by her side or perhaps it was the breeze being caressed by her and then as I approached behind a car, waiting for the light to turn...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.17.2013
I'm still trying to acquire a mantra to help me sail my ship.  My ship has no compass or sails.  The oars have fallen over.  I’m motionless in the middle latitudes.  I suspect there are a few leaks and that I'm slowly sinking.  To know if you're sinking, you need to have...