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Spreading My Wings

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach Today was a milestone day for me. It marks my last day of therapy. When I first started last February, I was a much … Continue reading

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The race is on…

Perseverance is not a long race, it is many short races one after the next. Walter Eliot This was last night’s practice with watercolors. I have a long way to go until it comes naturally, but I’ve come a long … 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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I don’t want my kids to have an easy life.

Before you say I am a mean and cruel mother, let me clarify.  I do not wish hardships upon my children, nor do I wish problems to befall them.  What I want for them, however, is not to come by … Continue reading

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A Girl Who Can Climb 219 Steps to the top of a lighthouse can do anything!

I remember reading a book in which the author talked about having a “can do” attitude.  She stated that by taking risks and doing something she wasn’t sure she could, she was able to adopt the mantra, “A girl who … Continue reading

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Can “tidying up” REALLY change your life?????

After reading countless reviews praising “the life-changing magic of tidying up, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing” by Marie Kondo, I found my curiosity aroused to the point where I HAD to read this book.  On our recent anniversary … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge happens to be Good Morning!  Most mornings for me start out with me getting out of bed and turning my alarm off and then going about the usual morning activities; getting dressed, fixing my hair, doing … Continue reading

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Enjoy the simpler things!

One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes Sometimes we can get the greatest pleasure from the simplest things.   My yard and garden, small though they may be, offer me … Continue reading

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