Realize your Dreams

I recently watched a Simpsons episode where Lisa Simpson found some high school photos and yearbooks of Marge (her mom)  and became embarrassed of what her mother had become, how far she had strayed from her dreams.  Lisa then thought she should forget her hobbies, her strengths to work hard and NOT end up like …

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Julie & Julia & Friends & Dreams

Short notice, but five neighborhood friends went to see Julie & Julia this week. I loved the way the story was told, with two tales simultaneously developing, intertwined and funny and downtrodden and quirky.  We sputtered and laughed and hoped for success for both protagonists, as they followed their food-filled (and too meat-filled for me, …

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Galloping Towards Your Dreams

I recently finished two very different books about setting goals and searching for your dreams.  The first was The Alchemist by Brazillian author Paulo Coelho, which has sold over 20 million copies.  This book is a fable about searching for your Personal Legend (always capitalized), and how we can get lost and then found along the way. …

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