Month: September 2014


I’ve decided to have a good time today. It’s a new day.  It’s a new week.  And soon to be a new month. It’s my time and I’m going to have some fun with it.  I’m not going to have a Monday where I lament all the things that need to be done after the…

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“Sabbath observance  invites us to stop.  It invites us to rest.  It asks us to notice that while we rest, the world continues without our help.  It invites us to delight in the world’s beauty and abundance.”  Wendell Berry

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To change or not to change.

It’s been an interesting week.  I started off in a bit of a blue funk.  I didn’t feel like doing much of anything.  I didn’t have a car so I couldn’t distract myself with shopping or the like.  I was stuck here with myself.  It could have turned into a really ugly situation.  As I’ve mentioned…

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Get Messy Thursday/Adventurous Dreams

Get Messy is an art journal challenge where a gang of crafty vixens are sharing art journal pages we have created to practice our skills and push past our creative limits with hopes to inspire. We share our pages without restraint every week, and once a month we create around a prompt. Go check out these crazy talented ladies who are creating pages who each…

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It was brilliant, I tell you.

Last night I couldn’t sleep.  I played solitaire until my IPad battery died and I couldn’t find the charger in my kid’s room without turning on the light and waking her up.  Her floor is a mine-field of little sharp, pointy toys (I call them vacuum cleaner food). Then I tried to catch up on…

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Yesterday and today I’ve been in a sort of “down” mood.  They happen now and then. I felt myself start slipping late last week…depression and anxiety suck.  On the bright side, it’s never as bad as it used to be and I’ve gotten much better about recognizing that it’s happening.  Time to take care of…

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We create.

Some friends had a couple of extra tickets and invited us to a concert Friday night.  It was a lot of fun.  The performers were entertaining, the music loud, and the crowd fascinating to watch.  All in all, a great date night! During one of the set changes, I started thinking about concerts I’d been…

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