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Three Gratitudes

What does it take to be happy? There was a report on the news last night that actually answered that question.  It came as no surprise, though, to discover the suggestions:  be grateful, offer praise, and reflect. I have, throughout … Continue reading

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The message revealed in the lyrics

“Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean The unborn grass lies waiting For its coat to turn to green The snowbird sings the song he always sings And speaks to me of flowers That will bloom again in spring” Read … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

The snow-blowers are cranked up full throttle in an effort to dig their owners out of the drive-way to create a clear path “out”.  To the parents, today is a nightmare.  To the kids, today is a dream!  Today – … Continue reading

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En Attendant David …

While I waited for David to get home: – New neighbours moved in to where former neighbours used to live.  They were so happy together here in this area for 20 years.  Their garden was meticulously kept.   It was … Continue reading

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Game Over

I am alone with the smell of freshly cooked onions.  And it doesn’t seem that I am alone as a result.  In fact, their aroma almost assaults my senses as it invades my every breathing space.  It is difficult to … Continue reading

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Trudge, trudge, trudge. Huff, puff, huff.

Today’s post was inspired by this morning walk with Kevin (again) and the story of “The Little Engine that Could” (again).  This time, though, the two concepts “met”.  Enjoy. Trudge, trudge, trudge.  Huff, puff, huff.  I walked through the snow … Continue reading

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Into the Eye of the Storm

I was the first one up this morning. I threw off the covers and eased my feet to the floor.  I am careful to give myself time getting up these days since my hemoglobin is low and I often feel … Continue reading

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