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Mr. Ken – serious book reader

February 14, 2018

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I love how my dear Mr. Ken has embraced reading. It all started several years ago when we were in a hiking phase (way before my foot issues . . .). I recommended Mr. Ken read the books about the barefoot sisters who through-hiked barefoot the Appalachian Trail. They hiked both ways on the Appalachian […]

Tips for watching the Super Bowl

February 7, 2018

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Blah, blah, blah. I don’t like football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. This dates back to my junior high days when I was a cheerleader. We had a […]

The importance of a thank you

January 31, 2018

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Like many of you, I was scrambling at the end of the year to get my finances in order before the new tax law changes. Part of this was donating to charities. One of the charities is my church. On December 28, I personally dropped off a rather substantial donation check to the rectory. I […]

Hiding in the bushes

January 10, 2018

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Just some random thoughts this week, I’m still relaxing from Christmas break. So, I ordered some things from Amazon. And me, being the cheap, er, frugal person I am, never want to pay shipping so I had to order more stuff to make the required minimum. I think if I did the math, paying the […]

The cookie saga

January 3, 2018

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Betty Crocker, I am not. Ever since my dear friend Lisa and I had a pretzel explosion when attempting to make pretzels, I have stayed away from the kitchen. I decided to make Christmas cookies this year. I view baking like chemistry and see it as just a matter of mixing ingredients together. I read […]

Joyous Christmas!

December 27, 2017

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Wishing all my WordPress friends a very joyous Christmas and a happy and healthy 2018! I have my dear cousin Lib to thank for this picture. She sent me a Christmas card with this adorable little creature on the front. I can just picture one of our little guys prancing around like ballerinas. Let’s be […]

Little things can make a BIG difference

December 13, 2017

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With the shorter days, I find it a lot easier to fit in my meditation practice. One of my meditation teachers gently tells us to, “Stop wanting things to be different. Be content with things just the way they are.” We all want something in our lives to be different; if only I had more […]