Author Archives: Procurrent

About Procurrent

Good things are happening around us all the time. I try to capture some of the good people and good things at And I pass along tips and observations from visits to Trader Joe's at I love hearing from visitors. Looking forward to your comments!

Career tips in workplace diversity

Hello to anyone reading this! Looks like I lost a year of blogging, but I’m back. Thanks for staying connected through the drought! Despite a daily mountain of negative news, there’s still a lot of good in the world – … Continue reading

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Healthy YUMMY! Popcorn

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Whale Watching at Point Vicente Interpretive Center

You can take a girl out of the Midwest, but she will never get tired of gazing on the wonders of the ocean! Not too far from where I’m staying there’s a prime whale watching spot. Something no one has … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Discovery: Finding Robin Williams

Garage sales unearth so much: people, things, emotions. Mine this weekend was no exception. People: There was a wide range of humanity, a sort of Fellini’s dream parade. Super sweet women, men, children; strangers getting into arguments; a woman who … Continue reading

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Mining memories

This is what makes it so hard! See this mound of letters and cards? These are treasured messages from past decades of friendships and family support. They hold lessons, stories and love. Trying to get in touch with my hardest … Continue reading

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All good things…

A good thing is happening. I’m opening the next chapter of my life. One big part of that is cleaning and clearing out items from my past and my family’s past. I’m saying goodbye to childhood dress-up shoes and books … Continue reading

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French Fry and the Real Riders of Kansas City

An evening unrolls like it’s supposed to, sometimes. But the way it’s supposed to unroll can be a complete surprise. Like last Friday night. I met friends at La Bodega, a tapas restaurant and home of the best pitcher of … Continue reading

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