Monthly Archives: October 2013


I had no deadlines to meet, the weather was pleasant, so why not go on a walk to take in the Fall colors “up close and personal”? I have to tell you, this is quite unusual thinking for me. Continue reading

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The LIVING Word: A New Column

I hope to put you at ease and keep you from being “weirded out” by my sharing about my relationship with God, because that’s what this new column, “The Living Word,” is about. Continue reading

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Smatterings: Mindful Eating, Sufficient Sleep, and a Happy Marriage

Smatterings is a weekly digest of my selection of favorite and/or most-informative or inspiring articles read on the web during the past week or so. It’s a nice way to pass on to my readers good posts/articles that have helped me in some way and also an opportunity to put in “my two bits” on a given subject. Continue reading

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A Picture for a Smile

I pulled up the following video of my grandson, Bear, who was still just a toddler. I watched it over and over. It made me smile, for sure. I still watch it to this day whenever I need a pick-me-up. Continue reading

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The Amazing Power of the Simple Checklist

Might we be able to implement this simple little tool—the checklist—to improve the quality of life, to stretch us out of our “comfort zones,” to spur us to being or doing something that “crossed our minds” once upon a time? Continue reading

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Smatterings: Office Organizing, Exercising for Life, Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

It’s funny, but some of the blog posts that I read have nothing of great worth in them but maybe one sentence—or two. But those one or two sentences can really get me to thinking and inspire me to challenge myself in a new and exciting way. Continue reading

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The Sweetest Sound on Earth

I have always said that a baby laughing is the sweetest sound on earth. And sooooo contagious! You can’t watch this without chuckling a little yourself. I dare you to try! Continue reading

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