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A Special Edition: February 20th Is Only Five Weeks Away

In my small town, we support a YMCA.  Last year one of the janitors fed me a gym secret. I’m going to share . . . again.  * * * We’ve all done it, made a resolution. January 1st, we … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: I Can’t Do That

Greetings on this last day of 2015. Last January I wrote a post about four little words, I can do that. Something happened this year letting me know I can’t. Some things stick with you, images you can never shake. … Continue reading

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Nature Needs Noticing

Tuesday morning a baby cotton tail rabbit stopped by for another early morning visit whilst I enjoyed my morning cup of brew before work. He sat on the patio grooming. So I captured his picture with my phone. The visit … Continue reading

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The Enchantment of the Inner Child

A few years ago, a close friend mentioned I’d lost my sense of enchantment. It made me reconsider. Gray hairs—not refundable. Dime store magic only masks the problem. Now I take my inner child out to play. Respite care. It … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: Vision of Clarity

Book proposals feel challenging. Passion being the driving force. Completion the ultimate goal. I am working on a book proposal. My focus felt off. A few nights ago I had the vision. The vision of my ideal reader. Clarity restored. … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: Penny Power

When was the last time you considered a penny’s power and influence? “Find a penny, pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck.” When was the last time you bent over to pick up a penny? Without looking, … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: The Eyes

In 2005 I visited the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The center worked to re-introduce the Wood Bison to Alaska. A small herd wondered the park. With the help of the Canadian Government and through a careful breeding program, this spring … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: February 20th, Mark It On Your Calendar

I live in a small town. We support a YMCA. I befriended one of the janitors who works there. She fed me a gym secret. I’m going to share . . . We’ve all done it, made a resolution. January … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: I Can Do That

Have you ever seen something on television then said to yourself, “I can do that.” Watching the national news one evening, Brian Williams aired a piece on a NASA memo in which a NASA staffer wrote the entire memo around … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: The Thanksgiving Gift

It’s tradition in our household, the three days following Thanksgiving involve lots of Christmas music, hanging the garland, the major production preparing our Christmas cards, calendars for customers, letters to family and friends, and watching White Christmas. The Wednesday before … Continue reading

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