Thoughts From the CoffeeTable

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Eyelashes

My, What Big Eyes You Have!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: This seems like the perfect time to learn to apply my magnetic eyelashes.

I have this dream that I am able to add glamorous dark (fake) eyelashes every time before I go on stage or have a media appearance. And it always turns out the same.

A disaster.

Why? Because applying them takes practice. And I never practice. So when I try, it is always the last minute while I am rushed and stressed.

I pulled out the lashes this morning, thinking that this might be a good use of the extra time we all have right now. I mean, I even have time to exercise every day!

My first attempt to pull the lashes off their posts resulted in an immediate attraction…..resulting in a sort of Charlie Chaplin montage.

So I threw them away.

How many times do we hold on to something thinking that “One day, when I have the time, I will do it”? 

Looking at these lashes I realized that I never miss them. And holding on to them made me feel like there was unfinished business.

While we begin day one of Shelter in Place in Philly, I realize that this is a great time to de-clutter, both physical and emotional items that do not serve me.

What does not propel us further, only holds us back.

I know this extra time won’t last forever. It will be gone in a blink of an eye.

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