Monthly Archives: May 2010

True Heroes

  Memorial Day.  A time to reflect on true heroes…and their families, who have sacrificed beyond our imagination…in order that we, as a nation, might be blessed with the freedom that comes from such selfless giving. Thank you.

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Party, Celebrate, and a Giveaway!

There's a two year birthday celebration going on in the land of Pink Saturday! In fact, our dear hostess of this event, Beverly, was recently interviewed and a feature article on Pink Saturday appeared in the latest issue of ARTFUL BLOGGING. Squeals and clapping could … Continue reading

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Living with a Perfectionist

 Or in my case, he is ME!  More often than I care to admit I allow myself to let that horrible imperfection of perfectionism to stand in my way of JUST DOING IT.  He is a rotten fella to have in your inner circle, let … Continue reading

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   An on again, off again, rainy day in Georgia. Since hubby decided to work from home, I had the perfect excuse to skip a little housework in an effort to not make any unneccessary noise. Not that it takes much … Continue reading

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Needed: A Case of Magic Bandaids!

This photo of our oldest still makes me laugh. She's now 21, so those magic band-aids that could fix all of life's boo-boo's way back when, most likely wouldn't have the same effect today. But if they did, I'd be buying a case … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

   (my mother taken in the 1940's)  Mother's Day is one of those days that can stir the emotions like no other day…At different times in my life, those emotions varied. During seven+ years of infertility, or following a miscarriage, the day stirred … Continue reading

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Clever and Kindness…

When I was young, I admired clever people.  Now that I am old, I admire kind people.  ~Abraham Joshua Heschel   But when clever and kindness become intertwined and it arrives in your mailbox…. blessed be the recipient…and in this … Continue reading

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