Creative Mindfulness and Me

  Today, I attended a creative writing and mindfulness workshop at the public library in town.  This was my second writing workshop for the month and, truth be told, my second writing workshop since starting this personal journey back in 2010 (more officially in 2015) to write publicly. The program's creative writing aspect was obviously … Continue reading Creative Mindfulness and Me

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Completing the Circle in 2017 to Start Afresh in 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! Please pardon my month of silence... I chose not to blog at all last month so that I may savor December 2017 - and the last 31 days in my initial year of simple living and intentional work. And for the most part, I believe the month off from writing rewarded … Continue reading Completing the Circle in 2017 to Start Afresh in 2018

Life’s Surprises: Ode to November…and Celebrating a Month of Me

November - if you haven't realized it by now from my earlier posts - is my absolute favorite month of the year when I intentionally take time to just celebrate "me" by enjoying myself and all the things I love to do, eat, see, feel, hear, savor... (You get the point!) Granted, lots of people … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: Ode to November…and Celebrating a Month of Me

A Moment to Meditate: On Giving Thanks

In the scramble to buy Thanksgiving meal groceries, Christmas gifts, holiday decorations and other such supplies, take a moment to be still and meditate on life - in all its complicated forms and expressions... ...the good and bad, difficult and easy, stress-inducing and carefree-giving, annoying and pleasing... You get the point - it's all life. … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On Giving Thanks

Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Month: Big Magic

Welcome to another edition of Ms. Lu's Library! I'm back to share my thoughts and favorite passages from another recent read.  This time I'm reviewing a book that's been on my "must read" list for about a year - Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert.   "And you have treasures hidden within … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Month: Big Magic

A Moment to Meditate: On American Citizenship

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17th to commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787 and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or naturalization, have become citizens" of this country.  In addition, September 17-23 is also recognized as Constitution Week.  The … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On American Citizenship

Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

Welcome to another edition of Ms. Lu's Library! (Well, actually... this is the second take on the last edition of Ms. Lu's Library.)   So, as a reader, you know how this typically goes... You settle on your next book to read, start knocking out pages (and taking notes even), but THEN... then you come … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

Life’s Surprises: Celebrating a Father’s Lifetime of Resilience

Though this is a "bonus" DJ Lady Luck post for the month, I take this moment to celebrate my father - who, to me, is the epitome of resilience and what it means to be resilient.  In honor of him, I choose to use this "musical moment" for one of life's little surprises - birthdays! … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: Celebrating a Father’s Lifetime of Resilience

DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Oooooooooooooooooooooohhhh, what a beautiful Wednesday! And happy June 2017, everyone!  This is your girl, DJ Lady Luck, here to usher in a new month by spotlighting music to get you moving and motivated! Today, I'm bringing to your airways an eastern NC artist full of heart, talent, and commitment!  I'm talking about Rapsody, the female … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody