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A Memorial Day Letter to My Dad

Published on May 29, 2016 By JoanK

Dearest Dad: I read the brief story of your WWII experiences in the U.S. Navy (see below). What were you feeling and thinking as your ship, the USS Mallory was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic that frigid day, February 7, 1943?  You survived that day, yet hundreds of your crew mates did not.  […]

“In All Things Give Thanks” – 30 Day Challenge

Published on November 19, 2014 By JoanK

‘Tis the season for Giving Thanks! The season:  Thanksgiving The adventure:  “In All Things Give Thanks” – 30 Day Challenge The outcome:  Unique, fun, life changing!  The final prize to be uncovered by you in one month   The what, the why, the how plus easy, useful tips for your fabulous 30 day adventure are […]

Not Your Run-Of-The-Mill Thanksgiving List

Published on November 26, 2013 By JoanK

Thanksgiving Day is one of the magical days of the year when we are drawn to reflect and give special thanks for the bounty that fills our lives.  This year, I invite all of us to slow down a few notches during this holiday weekend.  Turn off the news, noise, holiday ads, the ‘to do’ […]

Thankful for You!

Published on November 19, 2012 By JoanK

This year, my thoughts are focused simply on You:  I am thankful for YOU. “YOU” ….that glorious word that encompasses all of us. You are the smile of the stranger that greets me in the grocery store.  You are the greeting at Starbucks that says “Have a great day!!!”  You are the devoted person striving […]

10 Ingredients for Experiencing a Fabulous Life

Published on June 18, 2012 By JoanK

The following has been lovingly gifted to us by my friend, Steve-Garnaas Holmes: Be grateful for the love that surrounds you, and for the opportunities you have to love. Be mindful of your place in this world, and your connection to people you care about. Never doubt that you are loved, though those who love you […]

Top 20 Reasons Why Gratitude is the Best Christmas Gift

Published on December 22, 2011 By JoanK

  Thankfulness –  Gratitude – Appreciation 3 words that shape lives.  We use them frequently during this Christmas/Holiday season:  “Thanks for the gift”, “I appreciate your help”, “I am grateful for your presence here tonight”.  These words and ways of “being” are exceptional tools for creating a “Come to the Edge Today” life, so how […]


Published on March 24, 2011 By JoanK

I invite you to watch this video; be inspired by women who dared to “Come to the Edge Today“!  They pursued their dream, L-I-V-E-D and Loved!  You know what?  We can too! (Each name  links to additional information about the hero) Sojourner Truth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Katharine Hepburn, Sally Ride, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Anne Sullivan, Gertrude Stein, Coretta […]