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Vicki Goldsberry
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  • Austin, Texas
  • United States
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Freelance
About Me:
Three-time editor, di-verse-city, Anthology of the Austin International Poetry Festival
Editor, Freeport Bottle Works, by Carlyn Luke Reding
Poetry Editor, c/Oasis
Chairman, Austin International Poetry Festival 2006
14th in the nation, National Spelling Bee, 1971
Available for business writing, concise effective letters, editing jobs.
Currently licensed and affiliated with the Westlake office of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, since October 1997, I specialize in selling and locating unique properties for unique people. Two years as Marketing Manager for luxury home specialist Tosca Gruber added to my proficiency in interpersonal relations, as well as my in-depth knowledge of the upper tier of Austin real estate.

My specialties:
Research, negotiation, creative marketing, concise on-point business writing and editing, significant expertise in the luxury home market. Skilled public speaker and eloquent spokesperson. Creative and entertaining performance poet.
Website:
http://austintxhomefinder.com

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Why We Look Into the Depths of Our Hearts

Recently I've been re-reading Pema Chodron's book, When Things Fall Apart. Her words reminded me of the Sheng Zhen movement from Jesus Standing Qigong, "Looking into the depths of one's heart." Perhaps I finally understand.



Chodron first quotes Thich Nhat Hanh's words, "Suffering is not enough." She goes on to say that though discipline and honesty are important, those qualities without compassion and kindness are just plain mean.



I like that: I like the simple… Continue

Posted on February 7, 2009 at 10:34am — 1 Comment

Finding Joy

Transitions from one year to the next naturally and organically invite us to reflect on the past while we contemplate and plan for the future. Even if the concept of time is a construct we have chosen to help organize our existence, this cycle is inevitable, perhaps necessary, and -- we hope --constructive.



And so I, like many of you, have been considering my personal 2008... knowing that my inner space influences not only my life, but also that of the planet. I'm not feeling… Continue

Posted on January 19, 2009 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment

Finding Joy

Transitions from one year to the next naturally and organically invite us to reflect on the past while we contemplate and plan for the future. Even if the concept of time is a construct we have chosen to help organize our existence, this cycle is inevitable, perhaps necessary, and -- we hope --constructive.



And so I, like many of you, have been considering my personal 2008... knowing that my inner space influences not only my life, but also that of the planet. I'm not feeling… Continue

Posted on January 2, 2009 at 9:30am

A New Mantra

I think I have a new mantra.



Today, as I was driving north on that highway I so often travel, I drove up behind a brick-colored SUV. And on that SUV was a small, discreet bumpersticker:



Love > Fear



The driver wasn't an old hippie... or any other expected stereotype that my judgment might bring to mind... he was an older staid-looking gentleman. Just a normal man, a stalwart member of the community, sending me the message I needed to hear -- a Christmas gift… Continue

Posted on December 17, 2008 at 9:00am

What's Really Important

A while back someone dear to me gave me a copy of Etty Hillesum's wonderful book, An Interrupted Life. In it he wrote, "I read this book when I want to remember what is really important."



Sometimes we do need to remember what is really important. Daily disenchantment can cause us to lose sight of the biggies... little disappointments can obscure the contentment that we do possess. I'm certainly guilty of falling into the trap of forgetting my blessings, and counting my… Continue

Posted on December 4, 2008 at 12:00pm

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 5:01pm on January 28, 2008, David Eide said…
Well, welcome Dear Muse. You have added a lot of class to the effort. Widgets are something I can put on as head honcho. I will tell you some of the widgets that can be put on. However, you can put up photo's, videos, photos, and text. Maybe you can put on widgets. I'd better find that out.
At 9:40pm on July 24, 2008, poet&pics said…
damn near older than dirt...20 minutes & counting...
At 2:45am on December 21, 2008, Zwi said…
Dear Vicki
Happy holidays
At 7:11am on January 19, 2009, Jennifer Helen said…
I just came across your profile in this network. I would like to extend an invitation to join Allvoices.com. It’s a citizen journalist site. We discuss, debate and write about everything under the sun here. Allvoices also has an incentive program for writers and they can earn up to $10,000 cash. Register at http://www.allvoices.com/journalism and start contributing.
At 7:54am on December 30, 2009, Dr Jitendra Arolia said…
Respected sir/madam
Plz join http://researchscholar.ning.com/
Network about Literature so please join and oblige me
Thanks
Jitendra Arolia
Research Scholar
At 8:40pm on June 25, 2011, Ms. Donna L. Quesinberry said…

Vicki,

Reaching out to rekindle friendships or add new friends among varied SNS (social network sites), I'm Donna L. Quesinberry Principal of dpInk (a woman-owned small business) represented business and book development among other valued service supports. At dpInk, we wish you an excellent summer and festive 4th of July!
Ms. Donna L. Quesinberry
Principal, dpInk
5120 Chowan Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22312
703.270.9440 (inVirtual Office)

www.donnaink.com

No Other Ink Will Do! It's DonnaInk for You.
(Copyright © dpInk: DonnaInk Publications. All Rights Reserved.)

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