Archive | July, 2012

July 106

What to do with all those tomatoes…

This is the time of year when many of us are blessed with fresh tomatoes. Nothing beats a sandwich made with thick, juicy tomato slices, fresh white bread, lots of mayonnaise, and salt-n-pepper. My pantry and freezer are stocked with tomatoes (thanks to my Dad) and I’ll enjoy those all winter. But even with my…

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The Lake

Sticks and Stones

Have you ever been hurt by an unkind word said about you? The only hurt worse than that is the hurt you feel when the unkind word is said about someone you love—especially one of your children.  “Sticks and stones will break my bones but words can never hurt me.” So. Not. True.   A…

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For When You Want to Run Away

Today is Monday and I want to run away. I am overwhelmed by what I didn’t get done last week and by what I need to do this week. I’ve made lists. I’ve even made lists of lists. They haunt me. I’ve organized and de-cluttered and simplified. Yet, I am overwhelmed. I sit in the…

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