Not Sure What to Call This One….

This has been a summer like no other. I have worked more this year than I ever thought my body could possibly take. I sleep away the weekends because I can’t move and I have missed more sunny days because of sleeping the weekend away than I care to remember. I am thankful for the […]

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🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my love of the English language and how when I was a kid I would read a Thesaurus just for fun. Somehow in our attempt to “simplify” everything we have created an entire language with emojis and I doubt anyone under the age of 20 knows what a […]

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IT’S BELTANE!!! IT’S MAY DAY!!

Originally posted May 1, 2018. Reposting When I was a little girl I looked forward to the first of May with more happiness and anticipation than I did Christmas!!  It was my chance to sneak in and surprise those I loved and it was the best feeling of the entire year!! If it happened to […]

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You Get More Bees with Honey! Honey!

I look at my life in little moments and blocks of time rather than looking at the big picture. I look back at moments when I was growing and learning and it gives me a much more like-able view of who I am since I have gotten older! Now, those moments of growth have turned […]

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How Many More?

It’s easy to get caught up in the news this morning; more devastating news about victims, families, more information about the shooters, more partisan politics, more rage, more hate, more sadness, more helpless feelings from ordinary people like me. I feel asleep listening to some of it last night and I had nightmares literally all […]

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Dog Days of ….People

The dog days of summer haven’t gotten to me, but the dog days of the negative energy of people is wearing me out!! I think  that it is pretty sad when my son calls almost every morning to ask if I have been yelled at by a customer yet!?  Seriously!  It is a good day […]

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What’s Your #

I have had a day….so here goes!  Writing always seems to calm my anxiety ridden nerves, so I am going to have a dissection project on my latest random thought!! Reader beware!! I see the hashtag all of the time #livingmybestlife.  Most often this hashtag follows the description of a picture of someone’s ice cream […]

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Fourth of July 1945

My Dad loved the Fourth of July. The only person who might have loved it more would have been my Grandfather. He was wild about the chance to celebrate (he was wild Irish) and even more to light explosives. When Dad was a kid the Fourth meant that they were going to “the Farm” to […]

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Give ‘Em a Break

Harvest might just be here!  Finally!  A hot summer breeze and muddy fields, but we are going to attempt to get the wheat out of the field.  I am anxious for my kids.  I worry about the trucks on the road and the slow moving vehicles.  I worry about them overheating and not drinking enough […]

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29 and Counting (and I don’t mean kids)

When I am working my ”real job” and the connection goes out, it gives me a chance to pester my readers with another blog!! Today began like most.  It’s a well known fact that I don’t sleep well, so I tend to sleep with my dad’s t shirt wrapped around my  head and eyes to […]

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Destination….Faith–don’t read if you don’t have Any!!

Last evening I had a Stephen’s Ministry board supervisory meeting.  During these meetings we spend the time listening to other *Stephen’s Ministers discuss their work with their care receivers and their progress.  In case you are wondering, none of us know “who” the others are caring for, we are sworn to absolute confidentiality, so details […]

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Joy Comes in the Morning

“Joy comes in the morning” would you agree?  Do you think Joy comes because you simply can’t cry all night long and wake up and immediately cry again?  Does Joy come because a sunrise is a promise of a new day and yesterdays problems are just that….yesterday?  I think it is all of that.  I […]

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