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Monday Mondays 2.22.16

Have you ever heard of Dale Chihuly? He’s an artist that makes the most fabulous glass pieces.  You may have seen his lobby ceiling in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, or seen his botanical gardens in Atlanta, NYC, Dallas, Nashville or St. Louis.  I first saw his one of his permanent exhibitions in Atlanta,…

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Monday Mondays – Well Into 2016

  My goodness!  It has been a long, long time since I’ve managed a post.  Since my last post, my 2 day a week job has turned in to a little bit more, and it’s been all I can do just to keep my laundry done and clean sheets on the bed.  I might have…

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Monday Mondays 11.16.15

I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 41:13 There’s not much that can be said about the attacks in Paris that hasn’t already been said.  Still, while I don’t want to be fearful for the world my…

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Monday Mondays 11.9.15

It’s been a while… it seems like I’ve had more days where the only time I’ve been on the computer is to pay bills (UGH!), check to see if either of my sons are online (rarely), find directions (my phone GPS isn’t always accurate) or order something from Amazon (expensive).  If I’m able to look…

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Two Horses, a Donkey and Finding the way Home

“There are horses in the field!  What should we do?” came the text from my new not-from-the-country neighbor at 6:50 in the morning. Obviously, she was more than just a little freaked out. So… good neighbor that I am, I texted her back a little after 7 in the morning: Me:  “Just leave them alone; they’ll…

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Sometimes you just NEED a spoonful of Peanut Butter

When I was in college, my dad gave me a check at the beginning of each semester, and it was my job to use it wisely. The check was meant to pay for my tuition, books, housing/rent, food and car. Well, after I got a car my junior year. Anything extra like clothing, concerts, football…