Category Archives: Just Me

I control ME and that is all…..and that’s enough :)

  At the end of the day, you’re responsible for yourself and your actions and that’s all you can control.  So rather than be frustrated with what you can’t control, try to fix the things you can. ~ Kevin Garnett … Continue reading

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Thank You!

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is “thank you,” that would suffice. ~ Meister Eckhart I have been thinking a lot about the above quote.  Lately, it seems, I have been inundated with people, movies, … Continue reading

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Make the most of today!

The important thing is not how many years in your life but how much life in your years.   ~Edward J. Stieglitz   Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure … Continue reading

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Be silly……it’s ok!! :)

 The best things in life are silly. ~ Scott Adams Nature made us individuals, as she did the flowers and the pebbles; but we are afraid to be peculiar, and so our society resembles a bag of marbles, or a … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers – Beware of Robert The Doll!

When I saw this week’s photo challenge, I immediately thought of a little guy in a plexiglass container, probably for our safety as well as his;  Robert The Haunted Doll at the East Martello Museum in Key West, Florida. Robert has … Continue reading

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Fathers

Originally posted on picturingpositive:
Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. – Bill Cosby A new iris that opened this morning, just in time for Father’s Day! My father gave me…

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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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Cutting the Cord – or at least getting closer!

Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, … Continue reading

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My Suit of Armour

Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure. – Brene Brown It’s been said about me that I can seem aloof at times  or distant.  I am guilty as charged.  I am afraid sometimes to open up to people or to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

In this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, the challenge is as follows:  th For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters — no matter the alphabet. You can capture a neon sign, a sentence scribbled in an old phone booth, … Continue reading

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Good grief

The loss of  some special people lately has started my little mind racing.  Why do people deal with grief in such wildly different ways?   For some the death of a loved one or family member gives rise to strong emotions … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: She Drives Me Crazy

Today’s WordPress Daily Prompt is “She Drives Me Crazy”.   Krista says, It makes me crazy when people wear their shoes in my house. What habit/act drives you crazy? How do you prevent it from happening? Upon reflecting on this directive, I’ve … Continue reading

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