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Memory Mantras – As I Live…Make a Difference

Introduction: I love mantras. With so many holes in my mind, everything keeps slipping through and I forget even the simplest basic things, like, well, what to think today (i.e., what positive message to feed my mind). Laugh if you … Continue reading

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Wrestling With Uselessness

I struggle a great deal with feelings of uselessness. Although my life can get busy with the little day-to-day demands, putterings and routines, there are times when these feelings of uselessness gnaw at the back of my mind, weighing me … Continue reading

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ABC’s of Happiness (a Sunday reblog)

Originally posted on POSITIVE THOUGHTS ON LIFE:
“If you don’t like what is going on in your life you need to devise a way to make yourself happy.  No one can make you unhappy unless you let them.  Things can make…

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What I’ve Learned By Playing Online Games

So I admit it. I play online games. LOTS of online games. Not as much as I used to a few years ago, but enough to feel ready to meander into a blog about it. I first started playing online … Continue reading

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Trust vs Traffic

I really do try to “enjoy the ride”, I do. I bring along beautiful music to distract, soothe and calm me. I even bring along ideas in my head to mull over – and to distract me. One of the … Continue reading

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Tahitian Delight – Part 2

Well, isn’t it amazing what a difference a day can make! Look at our beautiful new Tahitian Delight bathroom wall! Yesterday morning it was a plain blah white wall (which is why I didn’t include a ‘before’ picture…anyone can imagine … Continue reading

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Cluttered Connections to "Home"

We just returned home after spending the weekend in the area where I graduated from high school in 1974, and where my parents lived from 1972 until my Dad died in 1999. While I’ve never really felt enough of a … Continue reading

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