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The Smell of Fall

I love the smells of fall.  The smell of pumpkin bread baking, chocolate chip cookies, and cakes.  I love baking when the weather gets cooler. Fall brings with it the prettiest colors.  My favorite colors decorate the trees: orange, red, … Continue reading

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Fall is Here

October is my favorite month.  The cooler temperatures, the fall decorations and pumpkins all around.  I love the smell of pumpkin spice and cranberry candles. I love the fall decorations, and the change in the air.  Although, I love Halloween, … Continue reading

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Comfort From A Furry Friend

Today our black cat reminded me how comforting the presence of an animal is.  I had asthma as a child and spent many hours in bed with a vaporizer.  My cat Mitten (who I was not allergic to) would cuddle up with me … Continue reading

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Quote for March 26th

  “Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” – Charles F. Kettering

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Begin With the End In Mind

Have you ever struggled trying to figure out how to get from point A to point B?  One good way to figure out how to set priorities and goals is to visualize where you want to go, see yourself there, … Continue reading

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Touched By An Angel

Tonight I watched “Touched By An Angel.”  I haven’t watched that show in years, but it caught my eye while flipping channels for a moment.  It was a show about a drug addict that had a baby and Monica and Andrew … Continue reading

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Pondering

“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” – Corrie Ten Boom  

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Grief as a Teacher

Grief can play with your mind and your perception of the way events happened.  The tricks of the mind can lead to feelings of regret and guilt, hurt and betrayal, and leave you with a feeling of loss that can … Continue reading

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I Want My Mommy!

Today I miss my mom.  It’s not that I don’t miss her every day, but today the gaping hole in my chest where my parents used to be was hurting more.  I had been doing so much better, I was … Continue reading

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Quote Jan 21, 2013

” Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex.  It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” – Albert Einstein.

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