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A Great Start, A Great Day!!

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  The day begins with overcast clouds with a heavy mist hanging around where you can’t quite get a grasp as to what the day’s weather will be.  We wake each morning, whether refreshed or still exhausted, we really have … Continue reading

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Curve Ball in Life

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Ever feel as if life is a curve ball?  Things are going along fine, you are handling life situations and interesting people rather well.  Then, WHAM, right out of no-where, this curve ball of life hits you in the face.  … Continue reading

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The Cost of a Dream

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Early yesterday morning I posted on Facebook a quote from Walt Disney that shared “”All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them”.  It is a profound quote, one in which opens our hearts … Continue reading

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Cookies Baked in Love

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One of the things our daughters have always done during college breaks, has been to spend at least a little time in the kitchen cooking and baking.  Most often everything results in a very tasty bite.  It’s no wonder that … Continue reading

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The Value of a Hug

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We all know the benefit of a hug from our children, the hug from our spouse or a friend we haven’t seen in quite some time.  It provides not only a sense of warmth and joy, but also a connection … Continue reading

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The “Momma Rules” Game

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  Today my daughter wanted to have a computer game installed on one of our older computers so that she could play it from time to time when she was home on college breaks.  Not an issue, as we have … Continue reading

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Half Empty or Half Full?

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This morning as I woke, I was smiling as I reflected on how yesterday felt like Sunday, yet by the end of the day, I was thinking it had to be Wednesday.  This morning I feel as though I gained … Continue reading

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Growth Is…

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Growth Is… …when a stressful situation results in your 18 year old daughter telling you she’s proud of you for handling a tough situation calmly. This morning I went with my daughter to drop her car off for maintenance, battery … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love Lasts a Lifetime

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From the moment I heard the news that a child was growing within me, the excitement was that of a sheer, unexplainable joy.  We purposely waited six years after being married to begin our family.  Part of it resulted from … Continue reading

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A Very Special Christmas 2012

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Today we celebrated Christmas Eve at my father in laws home, for the first Christmas without my mother in law.  It was a day that we know that she would have enjoyed, with the family gathered around the kitchen making … Continue reading

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