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Fumbling Through Despair…Fumbling Through the Consequences

Warning: This is not a travel blog, nor is it upbeat or bubbly or glib. I’m in a painful place these days and need to fumble my way through it, looking for hope and answers. This is a continuation of yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Fumbling Through Despair, Finding Hope

Warning: This is not a travel blog, nor is it upbeat or bubbly or glib. I’m in a painful place these days and need to fumble my way through it, looking for hope. One of the most confounding, painful, difficult things … Continue reading

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Revealing Attractions

Lately, this blog has been about my physical meanderings. Today it’s my mind that has been meandering. And I was so excited about what I found, that I had to come and write about it this morning. I had a … 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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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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Morning Routines

I think it’s safe to say that most of us have an established morning routine, maybe more than one…one for workdays and a different one for weekends. When I was working full-time, mornings were my most productive time of day … Continue reading

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Standing Up To A Bully

I wasn’t planning to write today. But something happened last night. I stood up to a bully. At the moment when my mouth opened, I was having flashbacks of all the stories, pictures and quotes people have shared with me … Continue reading

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