Category Archives: Life

Anniversary- Where were You on August 29th, 2005?

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! ~ Henry Ward Beecher I count my blessing. … Continue reading

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Bestow appreciation

Giving Thanks. Not just at Thanksgiving. Give: verb used with object 1) to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow Thank: verb used with object 1) to express gratitude, appreciation, or acknowledgement My gratitude journal rests on my nightstand next … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Triumph through Perseverance

A year ago this month, I landed in blog world. I admit I have been a resistant blogger. Even after a weeklong session about social media taught by Stu Blandford at the Southeastern Writers conference, it took four months for … Continue reading

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Drink the WooWoo Juice

Gather round. No need to form a line. This is not about A Woo Woo, the beverage made of vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice, then served as a cocktail in a highball glass. The elixir I’m offering is a … Continue reading

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The NEXT Big Thing

I am so excited that I was invited to a Blog Hop! The questions were crated by Susan Taitel. Thank you, Susan. Jan Morrill invited me to join in the fun. Jan is one of members of Jodi’s Pioneers. Her … Continue reading

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Blogging into the Ether- Who are you?

The welcome mat is always out. Thanks for stopping by. How’s your day going? What’s new in your life? I watch with fascination the stats from this blog. I love to look at the world map and see the highlighted … Continue reading

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the apocalypse of August 29th

Wake up. It’s dark, but you stretch your feet to the floor. Wetness makes you flinch as your toes seek solid ground. You can’t make it outside the house; the water is rising too fast. Where are your glasses? Your … Continue reading

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