Monthly Archives: July 2012

WHY?

I had a brain ‘lapse’ this morning and I am sure my son is still shaking his head. Old age isn’t for sissies! Today a tree management crew comes to cut down trees around the place for fire mitigation. Ironically, … Continue reading

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Maxims

I was cleaning out a drawer and came upon these maxims I haven’t looked at for a dozen years. Here is a sample. (Funny how some things never change.)  1) Have a mind that is open to everything and attached … Continue reading

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Airing Your Laundry

Monday? So soon? How did that happen? And tell me where did all of these mosquitoes come from? I mean really, we are in the middle of a terrible drought and got one rain two weeks ago – so now … Continue reading

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A Movie and Madness

There are a lot of excuses I could use for being a day late with my blog this week. I could say it was because of my grandkids, and I did make an unplanned trip out to the farm to … Continue reading

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How do Old Sayings get old?

Old sayings get old because they are true, so when you hear one, such as ‘be true to yourself’ – listen. One of the most challenging and rewarding gifts to give yourself is balance. Remembering to look for it isn’t … Continue reading

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Memories in the Making

This quiet house business is no good. Where are my little helpers? My granddaughter has only been gone for an hour and I am looking around, wondering what she is doing. Yesterday, she sat on my lap for a half … Continue reading

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Ashes and Tears

Two weeks ago, Colorado Springs experienced the worst wild fire of their history. The flames came right into the city. The smoke and ash went everywhere. The tears of those affected seemed endless and yet, out of those tears came … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

A lot happened yesterday. Andy Griffith died. He was a good influence in my generation’s lives as we grew up. It RAINED! Such a blessing. There is a good chance for more rain in the coming days too. The Waldo … Continue reading

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Blowing Bubbles on your Birthday

June! Where did you go? Between grandkids and fires, that was one of the most eventful and quick months I can ever remember. The low point was hearing of all the looting of evacuated homes and smashing of car windows … Continue reading

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