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Oops. Confession.

You win some, you lose some, right? On November 19th, just before Thanksgiving turkey, I vowed to give the house a thorough cleaning by Christmas. Even though our little house in the woods is always very neat and tidy–I sometimes … Continue reading

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Password theft, frozen screen and I-don’t-know-anything

Yesterday–computer announced that five of my passwords had been compromised here in Internet World. I dutifully proceeded to change them. No problemo, right? This morning your blogger accidentally plugged in the wrong end of the camera-to-computer cord and froze the … Continue reading

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Zamfizzled

Yesterday proved to be one of those lie-about-on-the-couch-and-get-very-little-accomplished-days. Even though I had the best of intentions. Just no energy to clean, zing, zang, zip or zow. (I don’t know what zow means, but the Urban Dictionary says it’s an acceptable … Continue reading

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Smoke alarm drama & the Holy

A little drama in our little house in the woods this morning! And yesterday morning. And the day before. I crumpled newspaper, laid kindling, carried seven logs into the mouth of our wood stove. Lit the match. Good morning, wood … Continue reading

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Scrub, scour, dust, wash, wipe, brush, vacuum and declutter

Time to face the facts–no one is coming over for Thanksgiving or Christmas during this covid year. No one will visit our little house in the woods all winter. We’ll be lucky if we entertain friends or family in the … Continue reading

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The “like button” twirls, curtsies and waves goodbye (or so we think)

Yesterday the “like button” twirled, curtsied and exited stage left, waving merrily goodbye as she left. Ms. Like Button and I chatted over tea earlier in the day while the Holy poured. I laid the cards on the table as … Continue reading

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Vaccine for compassion?

Good morning, dear readers. It’s 5:44 a.m. here in the dark woods. No need to kindle a fire in the woodstove this morning–temperatures promise to bless us with Indian summer for the next five days (60 degrees F, 15 degrees … Continue reading

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Teeny tiny tired mouse for the Holy

Today I am a teeny tiny tired mouse for the Holy. No flowery words, no enthusiastic songs of praise, no heart-filled storytelling. Aren’t some days like this? Last night–one of those sleepless nights again. Can hardly move. I feel so … Continue reading

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“You’ll lose all your readers if you write a spiritual blog every day.” (Fact check: not true.)

About a week ago this idea arose like a cartoon lightbulb above this head. It said, “How about dedicating the waning days of 2020 to connect deeper with Heart, Spirit, God? How about offering words, feelings, typing fingers to what … Continue reading

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Please, please, please ducks–just go to bed (and chickens, please let me take your pictures!)

Some of you may recall from the last blog post that my weekend assignment included tending a friend’s chickens and ducks. Dog and cat, too. It is now time to report back. I have thought long and hard about the … Continue reading

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