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Reflections on 2016 so far

While I was sitting in the outpatient recovery room watching bear tuck away the lunch I fetched for him from the cafeteria and then quietly not nap, I realized that we are already nearly half way through February. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Making Use Of What You’ve Been Given

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So, earlier this week I got the latest edition of Writer magazine.  One of the articles in the magazine, one by Pamela Jane, pointed out that there are many different kind of gifts given to us.  How we use them and … Continue reading

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Sheetz… It’s a ‘thing’

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So… I get a few different reactions when I post something about Sheetz.  And… it’s funny… but… I guess it bears explaining. Technically, Sheetz is a convenience store and gas station (although, once upon a time, not all Sheetz’s had … Continue reading

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On NOT Living In Fear

A very talented musician and artist died this week.  Glenn Frey died of complications for RA/Crohns/Pneumonia.  When I heard what the cause of death was, I stopped one thought about the fact that… he was like me.  He struggled with … Continue reading

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Escaping into the quiet

There is a new yoga studio in town and tonight I get to go visit it for something called Restorative with Meditation.  It says that it is going to be holding poses longer and using props to ease into relaxation. … Continue reading

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January

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Good grief, it is already/only half over.  I’m exhausted this year by the sheer weight of January.  It’s been a long few weeks… but it is high time to start getting back to the me I need to be. SO… … Continue reading

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Struggling to find the words

I’ve started so freaking many posts over the last couple weeks.  More than once I just couldn’t find the time to finish.  More often, I couldn’t find the words.  I can’t put two coherent thoughts together most days right now. … Continue reading

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Holding It All Together

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Infinity.  Infinity always seemed like a long time, but it feels much less long when you look at it more closely.  

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Looking into 2016

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So, it is January 2, 2016. Happy New Year everyone. This morning I’m sitting with IHeart Family playing on my phone to drown out the world.  Frozen just came on.  It’s kind of working.  Kind of. Tomorrow my oldest turns … Continue reading

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Ending 2015

Good grief, here is it, already New Year’s Eve.  I’m looking out onto the empty wet street replete with garbage (it’s garbage pickup day, and it looks like our neighbors had a good Christmas).  I wonder which one of them … Continue reading