Monthly Archives: August 2017

When Life Imitates Art…

Dear Reader: Anne and I have been flip-flopping books so much we are starting to forget who has read what. I found some stick-on (old mailbox letters) and we split them up (before church the other Sunday) so we could … Continue reading

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My Hiatus from Gardening…

Dear Reader: Yesterday I went out to pick some flowers to put in a vase in my Happy Room. I felt the stare of the garden’s flowers upon me….looking accusingly: ¬†“Who are you and where have you been?” True confession: … Continue reading

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Life’s a Little Iffy…

Dear Reader: The book that contains the story behind the creation of the empathy cards came in yesterday. It has some of the best advice I have read about dealing with difficult situations. A few days ago a friend mentioned … Continue reading

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Searching for that Elusive Balance in Life

Dear Reader: Yesterday I went over to see Eva Cate ride her bike (without training wheels) for the first time. Actually it was the second day for her… she finally got up the nerve Saturday to give it a try … Continue reading

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Being Thankful for Life…

Dear Reader: I love this painting from Kelly Rae Roberts…all of her artworks are whimsical with a hidden truth within. And oh, how I do thank life each and every day. Lately…it has been little side trips around the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Keeping On…Keeping On Through Life

Dear Reader: The other night as I was just drifting off to sleep…a sudden epiphany came to me with such clarity…I actually sat up in bed and then started smiling.. actually chuckling to myself. After all the thoughts, ¬†readings, and … Continue reading

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Boo-2 Scheherazade-0

Dear Reader: As a history teacher I wasn’t overly concerned about my students memorizing historical dates….what was more important to me was their understanding of the incident on that date and how it changed the future…the present we now live … Continue reading

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