Category Archives: gratitude

You need a nudge?

I’ll nudge you.  Since people seem to like to read about struggles, I’ll throw one out to you.  I’ve talked about struggling with weight issues.  I’ve talked about struggling with overeating issues.  I’ve talked about struggling with health issues.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Back to school…

but not for me!  Summer is so fleeting in the Northeast.  When I was teaching, I didn’t allow myself to “work” on school stuff until August 1st.  Then I could put all of the ideas that were swirling in my … Continue reading

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For today’s breakfast…

I shall be feasting on a large slice of humble pie with a side of crow.  Hey, I’ve never had a problem admitting when I’m wrong.  I was wrong.  Not only was I wrong, I am so comfortably wrapped in … Continue reading

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Reunion redux

The reaction to my previous post was overwhelming to me, in a good way.  Many of the comments gave me some good insight.  I’ve felt a little selfish thinking I would just keep to myself.  Some folks readily recognized my … Continue reading

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“Off we go…”

Some of you may recognize those three words as the beginning of the U.S. Air Force song.  As a kid I knew them as the words to the Army Air Corps song.  My dad was a member of the Army … Continue reading

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New year, new goals

I’ve decided not to look on the past year with regrets.  It’s far too easy to do that and it keeps one from moving forward.  At least, that’s my thinking about it.  The past year brought many changes to my … Continue reading

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Positive upheaval, aka “moving” right along…

The last several months have been a challenge, but I’m no stranger to challenge.  They have been fraught with loss of friendship, change in job status and the death of a close family member.  On the positive side…they have brought … Continue reading

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Understanding friendship…

I have so much to learn about friendship.  It seems all I once believed in doesn’t count for much anymore.  I was taught friends stuck by each other through thick and thin, communicated, believed in one another.  Over the years … Continue reading

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Fighting the good fight…

My family is very small.  When we suffer a loss, it has a huge impact.  Last Friday, my uncle departed this life for a well-deserved rest in the hereafter.  I’m so glad I was able to be immersed in his … Continue reading

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Precious is life and its memories…

Many of us feel we know the meaning of the word ‘precious.’ It may mean too valuable to describe or too valuable to be wasted. So, does that mean life is precious? Many may argue that it is. But who … Continue reading

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