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My Happy Place: Where All Is Good

Do you have a happy place? A place you go where you it just makes you smile and everything seems so good? Right now, my happy place is my garden. Outside my office window, this tree (shrub?) is blooming. While … Continue reading

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Writing Is like Growing Onions: Making Mistakes

I’ve made a lot of mistakes lately and have had some epic failures. One particular project took me two months before I finally just gave up and threw in the towel. I’ve also had a lot of discouragement. That’s nothing … Continue reading

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Joy: Sometimes The World Is Better Then You Think

Life is full of joy and sometimes the world is better then you think. It may be hard to see, but it really is. In a world where we see people who are unkind being glorified for their actions, there … Continue reading

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Appreciation: Who Do You Follow?

I was in the middle of writing this post when I received some tragic news about some old friends. Without diverging details, it’s brought home to me how precious life is and how the people we love can be taken … Continue reading

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Waking The Morning and Oppressive Heat

The weather here has been oppressive. For the past several days, if not weeks, we have been experiencing over a hundred degree weather. I am not a hot weather person. Neither are my kids. I feel trapped by the heat. … Continue reading

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