Month: November 2016

The Walk

Yesterday, in an attempt to improve my health, I ventured into unfamiliar territory with my dogs.  It’s a route that I used to walk all the time, but haven’t traveled much in the past year or so.  The homes in our neighborhood are on 1 to 5 acre lots and its got lots of gentle…

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Happiness and Balance

I woke up tired today and tempted to just go back to sleep.  The bed was warm and the dogs were snuggly.  The house was quiet and I was alone.  Nobody would know that I was being a slug. But, the to-do list was quietly beckoning me and there are things on said list that…

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Thankful 365

I try to be thankful all the time…even when it’s challenging to do so. Especially when it’s hard to do so. because that’s when I get down to the serious business of gratitude.  Being thankful for health, family, and the other obvious stuff is good.  I’m not knocking any of those things.  There are many other…

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Just So You Know

Hello again. Once again, this is not the first post I’ve written today.  I tried two other topics and several versions of each.  It just doesn’t seem to be the right time for those ideas and words to come together. I’ve decided that this is my thought for the day. I don’t know if the…

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Party in the Pantry

This is my second post of the day.  The first one got caught up somewhere in virtual, computer-land  and totally disappeared.  It turned out to be a good thing.  This re-write shares some of the same content, but in a less tolerant and more self-care sort of way. The other post was about some critters that…

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On the Fence

I staged my first organized protest against “injustice” when I was 16.  It had significant ramifications  that I have carried with me and used as guide when I feel righteous anger against anything, anywhere. I was a leader in our church youth group and a member of our congregation invited us to their neighborhood pool…

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Sunday Lunch

Disclaimer:  I am not trying to be provocative, argumentative, divisive or dismissive. Oh, and for my non-U.S.A. readers, my apologies.  I don’t mean to drag our mess onto your doorsteps, but this blog is about my life and this post is about my personal experience during Sunday lunch with some family and friends.  Also included…

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