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You don’t need permission to wear yellow shoes

I fell in love with the yellow Chuck Taylor, All Star, Rubber high top shoes the minute I saw them in the store. Pure, bright, intense yellow. The yellow of crayons and sunshine. They looked so happy on my feet when I tried them on.

But I didn’t buy them.

How to finish a project — a lesson from a black spider

Do you have trouble finishing what you start? Do you have ten million unfinished projects on your dining room table, on the floor in the kitchen, under your bed, in the attic, in boxes in the basement, in the attic, and on the back seat of your car?

A black spider taught me how to finish a project.