Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Bio

You may follow my writing life on my Author/Like page: facebook.com/MaryAnneRadmacher
Find many of the products I create in the store at: appliedinsight.net
I've been creating and contributing to the gift and publishing industry for thirty years. My work is often identified by my proprietary, dancing lettering. I am most known for my poem beginning, "Courage doesn't always roar..."I am approaching a dozen published books and continue to create, write, craft and inspire myself and others. I'm passionate about making the world a more healthy, inspired, safe place and take small actions, daily, toward that goal. I have always believed that one person can and does make a difference.

Lessons FLY Past You at 45 MPH

In THIS case, the lesson that might be flying past you is a Dragonfly. The dragonfly is capable of reaching speeds upwards of 45 miles per hour. Yes, that little thing.  That prehistoric, perfectly aerodynamic shiney, little thing.  And it […]

My Case for the Dragonfly

Over the coming few days I’m going to make a case for the dragonfly as a model for modern behavior. I am utterly taken with all the lessons the dragonfly holds for me and I hope you will find some […]

Share with Your Washington State Friends!

I will be in the historic barn with other working artists demonstrating a wide variety of art techniques.   Share the opportunity for a fun day with your friends in Washington State!  It’s lovely on Whidbey Island this time of […]

A Blessing for you on Monday

before you:  promise. behind you: presence. beneath you: integrity. around you: source. within you: joy. may what you see be what you wish.  may what you know serve you well.  may what you sing bring kindness to others. may all […]

Previous Posts

A LIFELONG Leadership Story
Taken from LEAN FORWARD INTO YOUR LIFE, Conari Press, 2007, Mary Anne Radmacher From early in my childhood I heard my father recount a story which typified his management and leadership style. The building in which he was a graveyard-shift foreman had sheet metal for a roof.  It was a good thing

posted 12:18:42pm Jul. 29, 2014 | read full post »

REMEMBER AND DO WHAT MATTERS

posted 2:54:50pm Jul. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Upset About the Hobby Lobby / Supreme Court Decision
Or, are you celebratory of the decision?  In any event, people often inquire what can one person do about such large matters? I offer a sixty word summary first and then in 1051 words I explore more deeply.  My perspective is one of chagrin at the Constitutional compromise that the decision repres

posted 2:31:51pm Jul. 02, 2014 | read full post »

Is There Such A Thing as an Ordinary Day?
I found myself looking about the tasks of my day and I casually assessed, "Well, this is just an ordinary day." I immediately countered that observation.  June 25, 2014.  Unrepeatable.  Never to be seen again. These seconds,as they sweep past, will never whooosh in precisely the same configura

posted 1:25:23pm Jun. 25, 2014 | read full post »

What Can You Do to Stop Gun Violence?
Pay attention to what the Brady Bill people are doing on June 21: ASK the question.  Share with your neighbors, family and school.  And then, ask the question and DO something about the answer.  

posted 1:26:49pm Jun. 10, 2014 | read full post »


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