Tag Archives: Boulder

Saying Yes

We had work to do in the morning so after lingering in bed for a bit, we rose and got to it. I had some stories to frame for a trade publication, he had calls and in between working I … Continue reading

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The less than linear path: Dancing to the tune of your dream

I launched Merchandising Matters over six years ago. I worked with a designer and developed my website, purchased business cards and hung out my virtual ‘plaque.’ I timed the start of my new business with a move to Colorado giving … Continue reading

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The success – failure ratio and some random thoughts

Five years ago today, I moved to Boulder, Colorado from Boston, Massachusetts. I sold my house in the ‘burbs, propped Tigger in his new car seat (one that let him see out the window) and pointed my car west, towards … Continue reading

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My heart is home: No longer nesting solo

Four years to the day that I purchased my first home, I sold it. My living room had two red accent walls and the kitchen a yellow one and I painted the dining room green, my bathroom turquoise and installed … Continue reading

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Leaping from Massachusetts to Colorado: Trying to answer why

I am often asked what drew me to leap my life from Boston to Colorado and I think how can we distill any of our life decisions into a neat set of ingredients, in the form of a recipe to … Continue reading

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Space and its influence on the creative process

Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is. ~Mae West Creativity needs the right environment to flourish and feel free. The personality of … Continue reading

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My first visit to Boulder: Listen to your yearning

I wrote this post the summer of 2007 (or was it 2008) when I first visited Boulder, and just re-read it today. I’m struck with where I was then and where I am now and the many individuals I’ve been … Continue reading

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Love letter to Colorado: Thank you for bringing me home

Dear Colorado: I love you. I’ve been outside almost nonstop the past few days, working out of coffee shops instead of my office, riding instead of heading inside for yoga and eating whatever meals I can on patios, decks or … Continue reading

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When the world is too full to talk about

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi I’m feeling quiet, my modus operandi when … Continue reading

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Personal bests are better when shared

I am not a woman who is afraid to be alone, and have become used to solo adventures traveling to places like Tulum, Kaui, and Italy by myself. I spent the majority of two weeks in Rocky Mountain National Park … Continue reading

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