Category Archives: blessings

This is 46

   If you had told me on my 45th birthday that I would be a cancer survivor by my 46th birthday, I probably would have told you to f$&@ off. Why the hell would I get cancer?   And then … Continue reading

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Around here

We’re trying to figure out how things work without this dear sweet boy. We lost him suddenly last week to a stroke. There is so much I could say about Pistol, so many stories and memories. He was my steadfast … Continue reading

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Awesome Adventure Weekend!

Last Friday I got up at 4:30 am so that I could be here by 1:00 pm: Looking at this: With these gorgeous people: I am so blessed to be able to spend time being completely real with these women. … Continue reading

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I’m practicing my penmanship

I’ve been practicing my penmanship lately. I was pretty crappy at cursive in school (I was crappy at art too). It was a huge relief in high school to give up cursive and just print everything. Even though my printing … Continue reading

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I’m stopping to catch my breath today. I knew going in that September would be a whirlwind and I tried to plan and prepare. Really I did. And then life whacked me upside the head and said “Silly girl! Relax … Continue reading

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Sunday Check-in*

READING…Show Your Work by Austin Kleon. I pretty much love everything this guy has to say. FEELING…the happy contentment of a weekend puttering at home. SMELLING…Mabel Grey scented geranium. It reeks of lemon. Yum. TASTING…Toasted Coconut Cookie Thins from Trader … Continue reading

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Enchanted April

When I look back at the photos I took this month it’s easy to see the two themes that really defined this enchanted April. First was family. I got a lot of cousin time this month with an early Easter … Continue reading

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