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Deep Breathes and Baby Steps

My goal for 2016 was to EMBRACE my life. Not just deal with it, or meander through it, but to live – intentionally! Well, I’m four weeks in and here is a glimpse of how it’s going so far. First, … Continue reading

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Thankful for Thanksgiving Dinner, Especially When Someone Else Is Cooking (D22)

I stopped at the grocery store on Saturday to pick up a few things for the week. As I was pulling into the parking area, I wondered why there were no spaces open. And why carts looked much fuller than … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Holiday (D21)

I feel like I’ve been a bit heavy with my writing lately, so today I’m going to lighten up a bit! Today was a holiday, of sorts, in our home. I’m not referring to my sister’s birthday, although that also … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Real Forgiveness (D20)

I’ve spent some time lately thinking about forgiveness. I’ve never really considered myself as someone who holds on to a grudge, but if I’m being honest, I do have a few places in my life where forgiveness has challenged me. … Continue reading

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And So Continues My Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media (D19)

I’ve written before about the love/hate relationship I have with social media. I have no time for Twitter . Never understood its purpose, never will! My feelings about Facebook — well they change on an hourly basis! Facebook definitely has it’s benefits. I … Continue reading

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Free the Birdies! (D18)

We have spent the last two days attempting to “free” two little sparrows from our barn. It’s actually an old carriage house, that dates back to the 1920s, when it was used to house the horses and carriage, with a … Continue reading

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Traditions (D16)

This weekend, I went back to visit the community where I spent my early years. It was mostly Scandinavian families back then. Very traditional, and many of the people still spoke in their native tongue. The maternal side of my family were … Continue reading

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