Notes from the Lake

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Find Your Inner ROXY!

22nd July 2013

Meet Roxy!  Roxy is a 13 year old border collie that belongs to my next door neighbors. ROXY IS AWESOME!  Roxy loves to swim and swim she does, over and over and over again.  Every day Roxy waits until her human parentslook at her and say, “Go Roxy!” and off she goes!  She runs down to the dock, splashes in the water, swims a small circle, exits back out on the dock, splashes back in the water, swims a small circle, exits back out on the dock and repeats it over and over and over…

A good friend of mine made this comment to me recently and it hit me between the eyes!  This is where I am today, but I am not staying long.  Powerful words!  In her case, she is in a battle with breast cancer that is treatable and curable.  Still absolutely no fun, but she knows that if she keeps her mind moving forward, staying positive, she will not only survive, but thrive.  When she said this to me, it hit me for a lot of different reasons.  While I am thankful I am not in a battle…

Agenda? What Agenda?

21st November 2012

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with a guest about her stay.  As I do most days, I talk to guests about how their stay is going, if they need or want anything that will make them more comfortable or their stay more enjoyable and what their plans are for the remainder of the day.  Today a guest stopped me in my tracks with her response.  After telling me her stay was going great, she was really enjoying herself and there was nothing I could do to make her more comfortable, I asked…