Category Archives: The personal development of Gina

Here’s What I Can Do

This post is part of a series. Click to read all posts in Things I Didn’t Know 30 Years Ago. Too often, in recent years especially, I’ve felt helpless, impotent, unable to make an impact while I witness the world … Continue reading

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In My Room

Or,…  Finding Inner Peace at Home While the World’s in Turmoil This COVID-19 quarantine, I’ve decided, is going to change me. And I’m not only going to let it change me, I’m going to encourage it to do so. In … Continue reading

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My Survivor Story

I wrote this reflection for my original blog, Upside Down Cats, on September 27. 2007.  I feel a  strong urge to re-post it here on the current incarnation of my blog in the hopes that it reaches the attention of … Continue reading

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I Just Saw a Face

(This post is part of a series chronicling my Women on the Verge journey. Read all updates in the series.) I, me, mine….  Recently my mother-in-law gave me a photograph she’d come across that had been taken at a wedding we … Continue reading

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Looking At My Future From Today

(This post is part of a series chronicling my Women on the Verge journey. Read all updates in the series.) The last hour of this year that finds me contemplating my future self…    In 2020, Gina will be a woman … Continue reading

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