Monthly Archives: February 2015

Need a Soul-Lift? Start in the Basement

  Dear Reader: In cold weather…I have a special happy time in my “Happy Room” which begins around 8:30 or 9:00 in the evening. I get a fire going in the fireplace and slowly turn off all the lights in … Continue reading

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Showing up at the Lake…

  Dear Reader: Don’t most of us (if not all) sit down and wonder sometimes if we are making any real difference in the world? Perhaps it is the never-ending winter this year that has brought on the blahs to … Continue reading

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The Bright, The Bold, The Beautiful

Dear Reader: I am not sure who came up with the idea that the color “yellow” should stand for cowardice or treachery, but I think he got it wrong. Take a minute and think about the first colors of plants … Continue reading

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Surprising Connections…

Dear Reader: I was so lucky yesterday to be able to stay home, curl up in my new electric sofa blanket (thanks Libby) and catch up on some reading and un-opened emails. Pam Stewart, a member of our Sunday School … Continue reading

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Looking in All the Wrong Places…

  Dear Reader: It was late Sunday afternoon when I was walking around the garden… checking to see which plants survived the latest “Arctic Blast” while I was away at Pawleys. Surprisingly, the majority of the plants and bulbs looked … Continue reading

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“The Filter of Love”…

Dear Reader: Even  “come home” days can be beautiful in their own way. (Though I have to admit that it gets tougher each time we are together… to separate again.) The sunflowers that Mandy and family gave me for Valentines … Continue reading

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“The Only Answer to Life is More of Life”…

Dear Reader: As our wonderful winter get-away….starts literally “getting away” from us…I thought I would send some pictures ahead to pave the path for more stories to come. Don’t you love the title message? …*“The only answer to life is … Continue reading

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