Monthly Archives: July 2007

Honoring Resistance

Colleen Wainright, the communicatrix, is presently participating in a 30-day hypnotherapy experiment and describing it on her blog. Her therapist, Greg Beckett, is apparently using psychosynthesis to find her subpersonalities and help her to get them to work together as … Continue reading

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Hogwarts LA

It’s been a fun week. For the third year in a row I was “assistant headmistress” at the local Hogwarts (Harry Potter) one-week vacation school. The school was 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, plus an overnight Friday night and Saturday … Continue reading

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Laughter, the Best Medicine

“Laughter rises out of tragedy, when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.” —Erma Bombeck “He who laughs, lasts.”–Norwegian saying “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” –Proverbs … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Harry

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m listening again to the first six books of the Harry Potter series. I’ve just started the fifth book, The Order of the Phoenix, which until I read John Granger’s Unlocking Harry Potter … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning

The picture on the left was taken when my daughter was a baby. She couldn’t read at the time, of course. She was just mimicking her parents. It’s one of my favorite pictures because I believe a commitment to lifelong … Continue reading

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