Monthly Archives: April 2013

On The Other Hand

Being a do-it  yourself-er has its good and bad points just like everything else. Remember the shades I ordered a while back and they came with the wrong brackets? The correct ones came and the other day I put up … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

Do any of you remember the high school biology class where we learned that mice living in colonies with small numbers got along fine and were healthy? Once more mice were introduced to a level of overcrowding, tempers flared and … Continue reading

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Answers Or Not

Last week was both horrific and absolutely a joy. I was in Eastern Colorado without television for six days – mentoring young students as they learned and developed their writing skills. What a privilege to work alongside dedicated teachers with those energetic … Continue reading

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What Counts?

I have a friend who is afraid to go out on a limb. She looks at the mountaintop instead of the step in front of her and gets overwhelmed. There she stays. Fear keeps her from taking that first step … Continue reading

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Ratted Out

Thanks for the heart-warming response to my last post “Alone.” Once again I am looking out the window on fresh snow and more expected this week. Hang in there, I promise that soon I will be complaining about hot weather … Continue reading

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Alone

Grief, no matter the cause, can strangle a person. You are not alone if you are fighting loneliness and purposelessness day after day. Living alone may feel hopeless, and believe me, the time it takes to adjust and heal can … Continue reading

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The Territory

Have you ever had one of those shopping trips where things didn’t click from the get-go and you knew it wasn’t going to click and you might as well just go home? I had one of that type of day … Continue reading

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