Category Archives: Confessions

Growing Old Not Up

My husband has consistently said that he doesn’t want to grow old. ┬áThat he would much rather not be around then to be “weaker” than the man he is today. ┬áMaybe it is the idea of needing others, or the possibility of not being able to drive, or the chance of being in a nursing… Continue Reading

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A Good Night Surprise

     This is what I found on my nightstand the other night as I headed to bed.  There was also a darling little 4 year old sleeping in my bed.  He wrote it all by himself; he showed me that he is learning to sound out his words.  He also knows that he has… Continue Reading

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Finding the Magic

     Meet Snap, our “Elf on the Shelf.”  He has his work cut out for him.  Typically, the elf on the shelf is expected to watch the children and report to Santa.  Snap has to also work some what of a miracle; he needs to help me to find the magic of Christmas again…. Continue Reading

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Smile

Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading

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Fall Fun

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. -Elbert Hubbard Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading

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My Bucket List

Photo Credit: paul (dex) If you do not raise your eyes you will think that you are the highest point.-Antonio Porchia      How many of you have a bucket list?  Have you added to it over time?  Do you try to check something off it every year? Or is it just a list of… Continue Reading

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Our Story

Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?Richard Bach       My story is a little different.  Sean and I met in high school.  I was a freshman that moved to a small town in the middle of the school year.  The school… Continue Reading

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Imperfect Me

Photo Credit: kevindooley Unless I accept my faults I will most certainly doubt my virtues- Hugh Prather      The quote couldn’t be more true.  How often have I doubted my virtues because of my faults?  Countless times.  Just as one man’s trash is another’s treasure, our faults may seem like virtues to others.  How do… Continue Reading

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Finding Humor

Gray hair is God’s graffiti.Bill Cosby       Most people do not know that my first gray hairs appeared when I was 16.  I am probably about 1/4 now.  Embrace the gray?  Dye it? Hide it?  What would you do?     This is one of the few photos where you can see the gray hairs…. Continue Reading

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10 Things I Love About Me

Photo Credit: Seyed Mostafa Zamani  We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.  ~Roderick Thorp      Learning to love yourself, and think positively is not an easy task.  We are usually our worst critic.  CiaMom issued a challenge, for… Continue Reading

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