Jennifer Garcia's Blog (7)

I want ...

to learn sign language some day.

July 1, 2010

Added by Jennifer Garcia on July 1, 2010 at 6:46pm — No Comments

I dream, dream, dream

~ of giant silent turtles that swim in deep seas

~ the dewy green grass, moist and fresh, beneath my children’s feet

~ the soft skin in the hollow of my son’s neck

~ the sound of my daughters quietly laughing behind closed doors

~ your hand, strong and firm, holding mine

June 28,…

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Added by Jennifer Garcia on June 30, 2010 at 6:56pm — No Comments

In Memoriam

Among the things I most remember, one easily stands out: your long arms, always braceleted with stunning bangles that clinked together when you spoke. Your voice is unmistakable and sonorous – it is downright impossible to miss you in any space you grace. People are easily drawn to you and your ability to command an audience, big or small. Around you, large spaces often became small when you entered … your strident walk, a trait you share with your entire family.



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Added by Jennifer Garcia on June 8, 2010 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Get'cha Next Time!

Added by Jennifer Garcia on June 7, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

El Camino

As a young child, I was enamored with my father’s old Chevy, El Camino. It wasn’t a typical sedan because it had an open flat-bed in the rear and it had a second row for passengers. The car was a dull shade of brown and had a ripped vinyl interior that scratched my skin when I sat for rides. It had a great, loud radio whose temperament was as unpredictable as my father’s. The car had no suspension so I always…

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Added by Jennifer Garcia on June 3, 2010 at 9:47am — No Comments

Leaders & Followers

For those who believe leadership is a trait one is born with — well, I disagree. I’ve seen my kids follow their own peculiar drum beat but I’ve also seen them emulate the traits of others they admire. They’ve vacillated between both extremes, exerting leadership traits when confident and relinquishing that role by choice when unsure of how to proceed. In these situations I’ve observed them follow their instincts and have been…

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Added by Jennifer Garcia on May 27, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Lesson #73

It has taken some time to figure out the truth in this, but, if something scares you, do it. There’s no better lesson learned than taking the plunge, regardless of the outcome.…

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Added by Jennifer Garcia on May 26, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments

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