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Doing the things I've never done
Monday, June 20, 2016      25 comments

I've been asked to do something that I've never done. I teach children with special needs, and one student has speech difficulties. In order to motivate him to speak clearly, our team is going to create a movie starring this student. It will ... Read more
Going places I've never gone, doing things I've never done.
Sunday, June 19, 2016      26 comments

Going places I’ve never gone, Doing things I’ve never done. Growth is often measured by new experiences that a person has, and the new abilities that he or she gains. Today I’m going to talk about a new place, the Badger Factory in Gilsum,... Read more
The woodpile Workout
Saturday, June 18, 2016      28 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day for what the Stetser Household calls the “Domestic Workout”. This is a workout that involves cutting trees, moving brush, and stacking wood. The other term for this is the “Woodpile Workout”. ... Read more
Blogging for Change
Friday, June 17, 2016      32 comments

Sometimes, the answers that we seek are right inside our hearts. We just need to take the time to listen to our own heart, and write down what we hear. That is often the process that I follow when I blog. It helps me to say YES! to life. ... Read more
Kindness
Thursday, June 16, 2016      29 comments

It costs us nothing to be nice. Nothing but our time and patience. That is what I gave to my sister yesterday. Just a listening ear, and some advice. I wrote down all of the facts that agencies needed to know, and I let her tell her story to... Read more
Homeless and Hungry
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      48 comments

Helping a homeless friend or family member can be tricky. They need more than money and food. They need money management skills and the ability to navigate through a complicated system of social agencies. ... Read more
DANGEROUS HIKE!!
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      38 comments

On Saturday, June 4, John and I hiked the Beaver Brook trail. This was our third time hiking the trail, so we felt confident in our ability to hike it. Still, the sign posted at the trailhead always makes us stop and think: This trail is ext... Read more
The Lupine Festival
Monday, June 13, 2016      32 comments

Sunday I went to the little town of Sugar Hill, NH to their Lupine Festival. It was amazing to see fields of lupines of all colors swaying in the breeze. And it was breezy! ... Read more
Dear Mr. Sanders
Friday, June 10, 2016      26 comments

Dear Bernie Sanders, Don’t believe the media about you losing the election. You have won in so many ways! Maybe you will not become president, but you have changed the political climate of the US with your message, but you took on the DNC, a... Read more
Walking on Dirt
Thursday, June 09, 2016      34 comments

Walking on dirt Getting off the sidewalk Finding the forest and fields No fears, Just joyful journeying On the dirt path Of Life. ... Read more
My Morning Spark!
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      30 comments

Every morning I wake and I rise To meet the day and make my intention ... Read more
Life is a balancing act!
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      36 comments

On Sunday night, 6/5, my 94 year old mother fell in her bedroom (not in the bathroom as I was originally told). She landed on her face, breaking her nose. She also has 2 black eyes. Yes, she looks like she had been sparring with Mohamed Ali.... Read more
Pray for my Mom!
Monday, June 06, 2016      47 comments

Last night Mom fell in the bathroom. She cut her head and her elbow. She is back home today, but a bit shaken up. She is happy that a trip to the nursing home was not required. Please pray for her to remember to use her walker when she ge... Read more
Positive results of saying NO!
Sunday, June 05, 2016      35 comments

I am a nay sayer. In fact, one of my friends from church calls me Mrs. No. Whenever she asks me to bake goodies for events, I say no. I will bring a healthy alternative. Whenever I'm asked to usher on my hiking Sundays, I also say no. What ... Read more
Gardening with my Grandchild
Saturday, June 04, 2016      34 comments

I love to work in the garden growing food for tomorrow, and beauty for today. My favorite thing to do is pass on the love of dirt. My grandchild Lina loves playing in the garden with me, and while every plant may not survive her love, it is ... Read more

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