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“Alone” is a relative term & other early morning musings

A quiet morning dawns in Lake Superior land.  Light barely shows above the black shadows of trees at 7 a.m.  The temperature this morning was a balmy 47 degrees (8.3 Celcius). I did start a fire in the woodstove and … Continue reading

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Putting my Facebook status on WordPress

I often have trouble posting a Facebook status.  How do you decide which tiny itty bitty slice of your life you announce to your friends and family? It’s hard enough to write an 800-word WordPress blog and halfway describe a teeny-weeny … Continue reading

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What did I do on my visit to NYC? Spent almost nine hours in a coffee shop, of course!

Most people travel to New York City to stroll in Central Park, visit Wall Street, glimpse the Statue of Liberty, gawk at the Empire State Building, admire paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, catch a Broadway play near … Continue reading

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Don’t take me too seriously.

Seriously. Don’t. I have to honestly admit–cross my heart, can’t tell a lie!–that I often write these blogs with tongue in cheek.  If you come visiting often and read a blog with an outrageous title like “It’s the Veggie Burger … Continue reading

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(Our addiction to !!! and …)

OK, I’m addicted, too.  The first step of the 12 step program is that we admit we are powerless over our addiction–in this case, exclamation points and ellipses.  (Ellipses are the three dots you see dangling a sentence into infinity.  … Continue reading

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Sorry, Charlie. I didn’t mean it!

Goodness!  I haven’t told you any personal stories in a whole week. Now that we have impersonal cloud photos, perhaps it’s time to personalize the blog. Let’s see.  What can I tell you? Today is Day 17 of the Gratitude … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t it be illegal to wake up at 4 a.m?

OK, it’s 4:34 a.m. now. I have brewed a cup of coffee and laced it liberally with hazelnut creamer. Posted my status on Facebook:  “Shouldn’t it be illegal to wake up at 4 a.m.?  Too many creative ideas brewing…”  (No, no, … Continue reading

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When a log lands on your toe…will you remember your gratitude practice?

  Wham!  Bang! Last night I reached down to pick up a log for the woodstove.  The log slipped down to the floor–unto my sock-covered big toe.  OWWWWW! You know how you’re tempted to curse the log and life and, … Continue reading

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What would make you dance around the living room before 10 a.m.? GRATITUDE CHALLENGE!!

I have had the most amazing day ever. I am the happiest I have been since…well, since recent memory.  You know those kinds of days? When you can’t quit smiling and your life feels like pure bliss?  Joy pulsates through … Continue reading

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Our five minutes of fame

I wish everyone could have five minutes of fame. Not Lindsey Lohan type fame.  Not Louisa May Alcott fame.  Not Tiger Woods fame.  Even though some versions of fame might be more enjoyable than others. Not huge blow-out adulation and … Continue reading

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