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Happy days are here again...

Happy Birthday, Lucille Ball--wherever you are.

As I share this birthday week with one of my all time idols, I reflect on how delightfully My Day went yesterday.

In addition to it having been a very difficult (except for the month of November) year and particularly the past couple of weeks, I had made a concerted effort to know that starting August 5, 2008, it was going to be a very good year. A fresh, personal new year filled with effortlessness, success, abundance, joy and love. I am happy to report that the auspicious beginning held true to intention and all is right with the world again.
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

We had birthday breakfast at Antique Row Cafe. This has been one of fun, funky places in San Diego. Not to mention they have the best breakfast potatoes in town. And with its' retro theme, it seemed a good setting to start the birthday reflection. By the way, for any other locals reading, let me tell you in advance that they discontinued the "free breakfast on your bi…

Oh, Mama Mia...

Let me preface this post by saying I was not a big fan nor that familiar with the music of ABBA. I could hum along with most of the top hits but I never owned an ABBA album nor seen the stage show.

Those in the know, realize that I am always eager to see and support any movie musical that is released. Yet, for the film version of Mamma Mia!, my logical mind said viewing would have to wait till after our move-- but something was impelling me to see the film and to see it this week. In fact, I invited Don and Sunshine to join me this morning for the early matinee before we began our day of packing.

All my life movie musicals and Broadway shows have held special places in my heart for the significance and relevance they always gave to me. Musicals not only sparked my creative flames and desires, they freed my little theatrical soul where I learned so much about life from hearing the songs and watching the dances. And yes, I did grow up with a slightly skewed expectation that the res…