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Ignition!

As my partner and I were celebrating our 6th year anniversary together, he turned to me and said, “Nice to meet you Tesha Buss.”  It was just the loveliest moment!  It made me feel as if we were just meeting for the first time.  I was flooded by examining how different we both are from the day that we met.  We truly were meeting again as renewed, different people...

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Get Into It!

I said to my mom the other day, ‘If you can’t get out of it, then you gotta get into it.”  My friend Adam Kitchell said this to me years ago and it stuck with me because it is so simple and it is what we need to hear often.  Many tasks pop up every day that we want to avoid or wish away.  Yet in those tasks that require stick-to-itiveness, comes strength and many...

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Gratefulness…

I am so grateful for the community that has filled these old walls here in sleepy Plymouth with gorgeous laughter, vivacious spirit and a deep reflection on the depths of life.  Thank you Good Commons community for blessing me with the opportunity to host all of you each year.  You make it so pleasurable to be of service to you.  You offer me the platform for culinary creativity, which is a...

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The Family 50!

I just returned from celebrating with my parents their 50 years of marriage.  Over 90 people descended upon my folks centennial farmhouse to reminisce and watch long slide shows of photos confirming just how wild my folks have been through out the years.  Family pushes all our buttons and stirs up our resting psyche.  Family can also uplift, ground and help us feel connected....

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May you Realize your Dreams as Dreams!

Many years ago I started writing a book on dreaming called “Dream it, Damn it!”  I covered three sections of dreaming:  night dreams, day dreams and dreams as goals.  I was plagued by nightmares as a child and it wasn’t until my late twenties that a friend shared some advice her mother had offered to her as a child. “Put yourself back into the dream and change the...

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Responsibility

Holstein

We need to take 100% responsibility for our lives.  We cannot control everything that happens to us, but we have the ability to respond in any way that we choose. Our response positions characterize us more than most other qualities.  By reflecting on our response abilities, we garner whether we are off center, exhausted, at wit’s end or centered and empowered. When the person you love...

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