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The Season of Harvest
Thursday, September 23, 2010      8 comments

Today marks the beginning of autumn. It is the Season of Harvest; the temporary end of the growing cycle. It is a time for gathering of the ripened crops. It is the moment of crowning glory, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and c... Read more
Sparkpeople Chivalry
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      10 comments

Although I have never been obese, over the years, I have found myself weighing much more than I should for my five- foot- two frame. As an adult, the last twenty-five years have been a roller coaster ride of ups and downs. I have experienced s... Read more
Is Marriage a Piece of Cake?
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      12 comments

“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.” – George Bernard Shaw I had to laug... Read more
Soar on Wings Like Eagles
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      8 comments

A dear friend of mine recently asked me how long the storms of life would last. I had no simple answer, for in my own life, I have been faced with many storms. Some have seemed never-ending, like the one that I am now in amidst, while others a... Read more
Forgiveness is the Fragrance that the Violet Sheds
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      6 comments

Memory…it’s a powerful tool. One’s memory can reproduce images in the mind, it can replicate smells, it can duplicate the sensation of a touch, and it can resonate feeling... Read more
Thursday, September 09, 2010      7 comments

“Trust is like a vase…once it’s broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be the same again.” ~ Author Unknown When I was a kid, I can remember watching the ... Read more
Camping is a gift !
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      7 comments

"The smell of pine trees, the campfire glowing, the marshmallows cooking, and the breath of crisp cool air are some great things I like about camping, but my favorite one of all is camping underneath the stars with lights so brilliant, it bright... Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010      6 comments

"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for ... Read more
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world !
Thursday, August 26, 2010      7 comments

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go.” Dr. Seuss ... Read more
When Life Hands You Lemons...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

Lemons… Wow! I’ve had so many of them handed to me lately, not just figuratively, but literally as well. So what have I done…? I’ve made lemonade. “When life hands ... Read more
Butterfly Ballet
Friday, August 20, 2010      9 comments

Early this summer, the field behind my house was harvested of beautiful, amber waves of grain, and what was left behind was an empty, barren pasture, stubbled with remnant... Read more
Thursday, August 19, 2010      10 comments

Today we live in a very “Me” oriented society. If it feels good, people do it. If they want it, people get it, and it doesn’t matter how. If they feel it, people say it; after all it’s their right… And all the while, it doesn’t matter who get... Read more
First Day of School
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      15 comments

I watched as he gingerly strolled to the end of the driveway where the big, yellow school bus awaited him. He looked so small, in tote with his bulging book bag, filled with crayons, pencils, paper, and paste. The bag seemed almost as big as h... Read more
Partners In Crime
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      5 comments

In history, there have been numerous infamous pairs that have been labeled partners in crime, who have wrecked havoc in people’s lives. Probably two of the most well-known were Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Bonnie and Clyde. ... Read more
Amazing Grace
Monday, August 16, 2010      12 comments

Grace is elegance, beauty, and ever- flowing movement. Grace is refined, dignified, and polite. Grace is tolerant, generous, and forgiving. Grace is the Mother of Hope, Faith and Joy. ... Read more

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