Archive | January, 2014

its gonna snow

Milk and Bread

We’ve had a little bit of snow around these parts this week. Contrary to what some have implied we southerners do know how to drive in 2-1/2″ of snow. But when that dusting of snow becomes a sheet of ice while you’re driving on it, there’s not much you can do. Tuesday I grew more and…

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You Are Beautiful . . . Just As You Are.

First, I just want you to know that you are appreciated and loved. If you need more convincing go here and here. You are beautiful…just as you are. Yes, you. You reading this right now. Some of us have days when we actually believe that. Most of us have many more days when we struggle…

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Stop Sign

A sign

I’m getting a later start to my Saturday morning that I needed or intended to. I’ve been rushing around getting ready to tackle “the list”. The house is quiet but the noise in my head is loud. Very loud.  I opened up my email as I usually do in the morning and I find this…

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I just want you to know…

…I appreciate you. Yes you. You reading these words right now. I feel grateful that you have taken the time to click on that link in your inbox or on Facebook or Twitter or however else you landed here. What I write matters to me. I’ve taken time to put down in words the ideas…

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nose picker

Bad Habits

I have some bad habits. There’s a long list. I’ve thought long and hard about sharing but decided against it. Here are some of the reasons why: You might not think they’re “bad” habits at all. You might think they’re “really, really bad” habits and decide I’m an awful person. It matters very little what…

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coffee and chocolate

An Ordinary Sunday Night

It’s 6:30 on Sunday night. I’m eating a perfectly crunchy Gala apple. There’s a fire crackling in the fire place. We’re listening to Michale Buble Radio on Pandora. Eric’s checking the weather on his phone. Caleb’s reading about beetles in First Animal Encyclopedia. The red head is making a birthday card for Mubarek, our World…

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stacy in red hat

New Year’s {Revolution}

I love the AT & T  “It’s not complicated” commercials. My favorite is this one. Go ahead and click to watch it. It’s short. And funny. Speaking of candy… I saw this list and decided it would be my Revolution starting point: 1. A bad habit I’m going to break: staying up way too late!…

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