Category Archives: Just Me

Happy 2nd Heavenly Birthday, Mom

The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life. Russell M. Nelson Mom always loved birthdays. I’m sure our celebrations here are only a shadow of what she can experience in Heaven. Thinking … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My Music (or at least my LOVE of music)

Here is a hint how to touch my heart. ❤ Continue reading

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Love Letter to My Gardens (or Why Gardening is Better Than Dating)

After a very brief foray into the world of online dating, I have decided that I will stick to my flower and vegetable gardens. I’m sure there are some lovely gentlemen out there in the land of match.com and zoosk, … Continue reading

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Blessed Night

If there were no night, we would not appreciate the day, nor could we see the stars and the vastness of the heavens. We must partake of the bitter with the sweet. There is a divine purpose in the adversities … Continue reading

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Letting go and looking forward

For some reason, tonight I seem to be having a difficult time putting thoughts of the past behind me. I know that there are better things ahead of me than behind me, but some nights just seem so long. I … 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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Getting Back to Positivity

To move forward, one sometimes needs to let go of the past. That is easier said than done. My divorce was final March 30th, but I think somewhere in the back of my mind I truly hoped that maybe someday … Continue reading

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How can you be positive with “haters”?

Yesterday was a tough day for me.  I woke up in great spirits, went to church and was looking forward to meeting up with a friend for a walk/hike.  I opened my email and saw I had a blog comment … Continue reading

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Be Happy….even when you don’t feel like it ðŸ˜„

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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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today. – Pierre de Ronsard

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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. I love it when my iris start blooming. I have a variety of colors, so every day or two I get to see new blooms.

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Slow and Steady…

January 14th, 2019 I began a journey toward becoming a more fit and fabulous version of myself. This is a road I’ve traveled in the past, sometimes successfully and sometimes not so much. After seeing the ads for the “Noom” … Continue reading

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