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Words of Encouragement for 2014

Holley Gerth, author of “You’re Made For a God Sized Dream” has a 2014 Encouragement Challenge going on. For the first week, she’s thrown out the question: What encouraging words do you want the people you care about to hear as they begin a new year? You know what I want to remind each and […]

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Hydrangeas in Bloom

. With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? ― Oscar Wilde And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time.  That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking […]

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The World Through My Eyes

Unless otherwise marked, images were taken at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, Virginia. This week’s photo challenge is to share the world as we see it through our eyes. As much as I love writing, my photography has improved tremendously and is a big draw to my blog.  The saying goes that a picture […]

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The Sign Says

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley This week’s photo challenge is “the sign says” – sign being “funny, poignant, symbolic, […]

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A Relaxing Weekend

Stop a minute, right where you are. Relax your shoulders, shake your head and spine like a dog shaking off cold water. Tell that imperious voice in your head to be still. ~ Barbara Kingsolver What a luxurious weekend I’ve had!  My favorite boy toy was told to show up in Georgia with his golf clubs.  […]

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Making Each Day Count

Last Friday’s Six Word Friday used the word “count”, touching on a topic I’ve been thinking about lately: Making each day count is hard. So many of my days have a gray sameness to them.  The gray, rainy (and humid) weather isn’t helping, but it isn’t just that.  With much effort, the garden got cleaned out and planted, […]

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