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Monday
Nov052012

Don't Refill the Mustard

“We can't enchant the world, which makes its own magic;
but we can enchant ourselves by paying deep attention”
Diane Ackerman

Forget to vaccuum.

Don't replenish the mustard.

RSVP "no" to your cousin's wedding in Nebraska.

Look up from your Blackberry.

Get your head out of the inventory management software.

Toss the asset ratios.

Misfile the insurance claims.

Take those hands off the keyboard.

Take a deep breath.

Order take-out Chinese for dinner.

Watch Casablanca.

Or I Love Lucy.

Dip your fingers in paint.

Collect little twigs and dried petals.

Don't forget.

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Reader Comments (8)

Mmmm. Just what I needed today.

11.5.2012 | Unregistered CommenterStargirl

Beautiful - nothing beats retreating from the world and indulging in yourself :)

11.5.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKhadijah

yes, yes, yes!

11.5.2012 | Unregistered Commenteriamrushmore

yes. love this so much.

11.5.2012 | Unregistered CommenterTricia

I love this post, Tammy. And welcome back. Been loving those posts, too. :)

Beautiful! Yes please...

What a wonderful code to live by - am with you on refilling mustard and the like, but still working on saying no ...

11.6.2012 | Unregistered CommenterRosie

YES! Thanks for the reminder.

11.6.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKirstin

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