Guest Post 2 at Selections of Reflections

Hi everyone — here’s another quick note letting you know I’m honored to be Diana Jackson’s guest for a second time over at “Selections of Reflections” with the following story.

I hope you’ll go on over, leave a comment and share the love.

Letting Go of Love – Lane ~ Pat Ruppel Says..

Thank You!

Pat at the ol’ kitchen table

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Getting It Going With Songs Of The Day

Come Fill Me Again

Come Fill Me Again Photo by Youssef Hanna Courtesy of PhotoDropper

I’m coming out of winter and a little slow getting things going here in the Colorado Rockies. So, I decided to put on some Jimmy Buffett this morning. Before I knew it, I was dancing around and happy. The snow is almost gone, sun is shining and I’m excited for the day to begin.

Here you go. I hope you dance around ­with me and have some fun with these songs. Continue reading

Letting Go of “Love Lane”

aspens along road

Photo © 2013 by Pat Ruppel

I notice the more I write ― the more is released. There are parts of me I’ve tucked away long ago that bubble up and can no longer push down.

In writing, I get the chance to let it go, when I commit to what has shown up. It certainly was the case, when I wrote this story, “Love Lane”.  Continue reading

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Just for Fun – Part 2

clicking heels

Clicking Heels – MSN Clipart

When I thought more on my last story “Just for Fun” and letting go, I realized there was more I could add ― a lot more. So, here is Part 2.

I want to tell you about 3 incidents and people I worked with who knew how to be loose and let go in a fun way similar to my grandmother but more removed with no attachments.  Continue reading

Just For Fun

Future Self Photo by Eddi van W. on Flickr

Future Self – Photo by Eddi van W. © Jun 2010 in Flickr at

Slade Roberson at Shift Your Spirits recently wrote a post (with same photo) called “Please, You Must Be Eccentric” and it got me thinking. What would it feel like to have no inhibitions and, just for fun, let go, let it rip and totally set our imaginations free?

What would be the first thing you’d do ― dance around, shout for joy, sing, laugh, take off for Paris, get married????? The imaginations are endless when we just let go of the what-if’s!  Continue reading