Monthly Archives: August 2012

Have You Knocked At Every Door?

Have You Knocked At Every Door? I’m reading Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. Do you ever begin a book & realize you were destined to read it at just this time in life? That’s how Les Mis feels. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Journaling: The 5 Year Plan

I began journaling when I was 5. I have loved writing and recording the memories of my day for a long time. Writing down the day’s events was a delight to me every night. Between the ages of 5 and … Continue reading

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“Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”: 5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back From The Blues

“Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” 5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back From The Blues   Something that may surprise those who interact with me on a daily basis is that I once suffered from debilitating … Continue reading

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Blindsided: a Book You Should Read

Blindsided a book you should read. A few months ago I received an email from a gal named Arlene Blix. I didn’t know her, she didn’t know me. She told me she had written a book chronicling her husband’s battle … Continue reading

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Journey Mercies . . . Life’s Lessons

Journey Mercies . . .  Life’s Lessons When do “life lessons” begin and when do they end?  From the time we are born our days are filled with rules and regulations.  Do’s and don’ts that are supposed to make our … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Make the Best Sandwiches: Some Reflections on Friendship

Peanut Butter and Jelly Together Make the Best Sandwiches. Let me begin by saying that this blog has nothing to do with a PB & J; although just reading the title is making me a bit hungry.  (Does it come … Continue reading

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Little Details are So Important, Make Sure You “Stand and Stare!”

Details, Details, Details!! Do you ever feel overtaken by details?  Sometimes my life seems like one long stream of details.  Some carefully adhered to, some missed, some ignored and all with consequences! My day job is accounting.  When you work … Continue reading

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