Monthly Archives: July 2013

Learning to let go.

As I’ve said in the past, I’m a planner.  Not just vacations, weekends or menus but also life in general.  I have a picture of how I want my life to go. Too often for me, though, my expectations are … Continue reading

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I’m not the grammar police (or at least I’m TRYING my best not to be!)

It sometimes takes everything I’ve got not to correct people when they make horrible mistakes with grammar.  Many of you know what I’m talking about:  your instead of you’re (your welcome), there instead of they’re (there going to love this), … Continue reading

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Keeping my eye on you…..

Apparently it’s true, even in nature, that mothers have eyes in the back of their heads, or at least manage somehow to always keep an eye on what the little ones are doing 😉   This mama seagull keeps a … Continue reading

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The Law of The Garbage Truck

Originally posted on Morning Story and Dilbert:
Vintage DilbertJuly 14, 2000 How often do you let other people’s nonsense change your mood? Do you let a bad driver, rude waiter, curt boss, or an insensitive employee ruin your day? Unless…

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Ahhh, Kohlrabi!

Last night I finally harvested my three kohlrabi plants.  After doing some research, I realize I probably should have done it last week.  The ideal size for taste is approximately a 2-3 inch diameter. I brought two of the kohlrabi … Continue reading

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The earth laughs in flowers. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The earth laughs in flowers.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I found this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson and thought it was a wonderful saying to go along with some of my new and old favorite photos of flowers.  Enjoy! 🙂

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Go Go Go: Saving $$ and still seeing it all while on vacation!

TripAdvisor is something akin to a travel Bible for me.  I love to read the reviews of the places I plan to visit (or not to visit after reading).  When we decided last fall to take the kids on a trip … Continue reading

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TGIF 2

Couldn’t have expressed it better myself!! 🙂

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America The Beautiful!

Happy Independence Day!  There are so many beautiful places in the USA.  Here’s one that inspired the poem that led to the song, “America The Beautiful”! Check out some great info about this song here:  Tween US page, “9 things you … Continue reading

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Memories…

“There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise.” ― Brian Andreas Life would definitely not be the same without my kids.  It would, no doubt be much quieter, but a lot … Continue reading

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