Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sunshine

Have I ever mentioned how important sunshine is to my disposition? I’m sure I’m not the only one who requires actually seeing the sun occasionally in order to have a ‘sunny’ demeanor. For me, the two go hand in hand. … Continue reading

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Walk and Watch

With plenty of time on my hands, I began people watching in the airport. I had an extra hour lay-over, which I didn’t mind. Plenty of time allows me to eat lunch peacefully, far preferred to eating on the run. … Continue reading

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The Shape of Pain

Pain comes in all sizes and shapes. It comes when we know it is coming and sometimes unexpectedly, sometimes it hits you fast and other times creeps in slowly. It sneaks up on you sometimes, and sometimes it hits you … Continue reading

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Heavy Heat

The end of this visit is looming. I remember this feeling when I was a little girl on our visits to my mother’s family in Minnesota. I was sad to leave and yet anxious to get home. Right now, I … Continue reading

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Magnolias In Our Lives

I was sitting in the car waiting while my daughter ran an errand. Gazing at a magnolia tree gave me pause to note the oxymorons found throughout our lives as well as nature. Amidst the beauty all around us, difficult … Continue reading

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Grandma Time!

So, just asking, but I don’t suppose sweating from the heat is as beneficial as sweating from working out? Nah, didn’t think so. It was nearly too hot to walk at 8am this morning in Florida. I did it anyway, … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms Out There!

I had to take my son’s advice and stop looking at targets down range. I am only concentrating on the five meter target, the one right in front of my face, absolutely next in line to happen. Even if I … Continue reading

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