Category Archives: empowerment

New Meanderings…Golden Treasures in the Quicksand

After many months of contemplating the new direction – or any direction for that matter – of this blog, I’ve decided to simply start writing again. The title of my blog site is “Meanderings, Blogging the Journey” and that’s what … Continue reading

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Missing Muse but Shining Light on Others

Well, as many of my faithful followers must realize by now, I’m at a loss for words. I’m 60 years old, and have been writing all of my life, whether poetry, short stories, newspaper articles as a teenager, my own … Continue reading

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It’s All About Those Memes

I think I’m addicted to memes. I can’t get enough of them…and yet, some days, my brain is so full of memes that the constant chatter can drive me crazy. I had a break from them during our 10-week stay … Continue reading

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A Tribute to All Who “Show Up” to Live Each Day

I originally posted this in my Gratitude Blog, but wanted to share it here too. It’s a tribute to my friend Ruth and countless others in my life and in the world at large who have taught me so much about … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Final Word – A Very Long Backstory

This post has come out of several days of praying and pondering. There are no pictures. And I apologize for the length of it, but it comes from my heart. A Very Long Backstory (why we go to Cuba) When … Continue reading

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Renovating Rooms – and Relationships

We’ve been busy around our house lately. Some days were so busy that we scarcely had time to do more than eat, hammer, paint and sleep. We’ve been up to our eyeballs in renovations since we came back from Cuba … Continue reading

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Angst is Exhausting

Today I’ve decided that I’m tired of being afraid. I’m afraid of way too much, much of which is just not that important in the grand theme of things. It would be understandable if I was afraid of tigers and … Continue reading

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