Category Archives: Blessings

Mindfulness of the Soul 2019

[[ NOTE:  How I wish I’d composed this entry the same day I returned from the retreat, which was the original plan.  Obviously that didn’t happen.  Consumed by depression, my current feelings stand in stark contrast to the way I … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël

“Merry Christmas 🎄 Santa’s elves sure were busy last night.  The kids awoke to presents under tree and stockings stuffed with goodies.  Although it’s not about the amount of stuff or dollars spent I am so grateful my parents generously … Continue reading

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Last leisurely weekend

….before my chaotic schedule commences. Tomorrow morning I’ll hit the ground running with my new job.  My itinerary can best be described as a clustereff.  Working full-time in sales with a side job tutoring after hours proves challenging for the … Continue reading

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Dear friends, hippos, reincarnation

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.  There is a time for silence.  A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny.  And a time to prepare to pick up the … Continue reading

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Belated giving of thanks

♥  A short list of things for which I am thankful: family; friends; Neshoba; a roof over my head; food in my belly; all the luxuries I don’t need; being alive; and the fact that I have a clear head … Continue reading

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Am I dreaming?

Once upon a time there was a delightful haven, cozy and inviting.  Filled with family, friends, and food– delicious food— countless experiences occur in this sacred space.  20+ years of my personal narrative include memories made here.  It’s always been … Continue reading

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Two year old Tatum

February 21, 2014  ♥ We celebrated Tatum’s second birthday with a nursery rhyme themed party at Kids Play.  My little diva had a blast– hardly stopping to take a breath.  Running constantly, she bounced from activity to activity, refusing to … Continue reading

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