Category Archives: happiness

Don’t Be Afraid To Be Silly

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace My nephew Noah joined me for a Canvas 2 Paint class yesterday. We had a fabulous time creating our ‘Hipster Gnomes”. … Continue reading

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What a Day!!

This morning I woke up much earlier than I normally do on Saturday.  No sleeping in when you have a mountain to climb! Well, maybe not quite a mountain, but a very significant hill out here in the beautiful Black … Continue reading

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To find happiness, help others

In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become … Continue reading

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Be Happy….even when you don’t feel like it 😄

2020 will go down in history (mine at least) as the year I lost more than I thought I could without crumbling.  The fun things in life were over for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus.  No more movie dates, … Continue reading

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Life Lessons I learned from Hoarders

With the downsized cable package I have, I am revisiting one of my old guilty pleasures thanks to the Amazon Prime subscription my fiancé is graciously sharing with me.  I am at the same time repulsed and fascinated by this … Continue reading

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I Believe in Angels!

The doodle above is one that I wrote in a little journal I use to jot down prayers, intentions, whatever I might be thinking about or longing for.  Last Tuesday evening, I was reflecting on how fortunate I am.  I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

Here’s my very last-minute entry for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy  Joy is not in things; it is in us. ~  Richard Wagner   These are but a few of the photos that express joy to me.  I find … Continue reading

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Wise Words for Wednesday (Yes, I love alliteration!)

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. ~Marcus Aurelius When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to … Continue reading

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WordPress Daily Prompt: Hands

My submission to the WordPress Daily Prompt: Hands These photos were taken this June at SeaWorld San Diego.  My daughter, Aurora, was having a ball playing with the starfish and letting them curl around her hand. See other great interpretations … Continue reading

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Happiness!

Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.                                 … Continue reading

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