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World Kindness Day

Originally posted on Driving Toward the Morning Sun:
November 13 is World Kindness Day, which was established in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement.? The idea and importance of kindness is of course, much older, as well as the struggle…

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You Shall Not Lie (About Your Weight)

Originally posted on The happy Quitter!:
“What’s your weight now?” the nurse on the phone wanted to know, and I sighed. I was wondering what I had told them way back then when I still wanted to lose weight. I…

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Off the Hook

“Off the hook.” Does anyone under 40 even know what that expression means anymore? My Featured Blogger this week is Bluebird of Bitterness. B.O.B. consistently finds funny stuff to post: quips, videos, and cartoons (see below). And since her (yes, her) … Continue reading

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Why The Beatles Are Still Relevant

Originally posted on PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture:
This is my 5th-year anniversary on WP. Thank you all for still reading and commenting.? This was part of Dave’s at A Sound Day “Turntable Talk” series…hope you like it.…

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Autumn Vineyards

Originally posted on Jane Lurie Photography:
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~John Howard Bryant ? Vineyard and Fog ? Harvest Time ? Vineyard Reflections ? Napa Patterns ? Rows and Hills ? “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer…

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smellybean

Originally posted on a poem in my pocket:
“Love, but be careful what you love,” (Augustine) if you ever have an extra jellybean whatever flavor is fine to my bellybean juicy burst of sweetness tastes swellybean but one’s not enough,…

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Celebrating Our Autumns

Originally posted on Russellings of the Spirit:
Here where I live in northern Colorado USA, the seasons are beginning to change. Summer is graciously bowing to receive her well-earned accolades while fall stands just off-stage awaiting her cue. Warm-ups and…

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Ten Ways Small Groups Can Save You

My Featured Blogger this week is Colleen Scheid. Full disclosure: Colleen is a long-time personal friend; we live just minutes away from each other and have been members of the same writers group for years. But featuring her here is … Continue reading

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Floppy Fish Fingers

I was getting my food delivered long before COVID made it cool. I avoid supermarkets in much the same way that Chris Witty avoids blinking. I’ve just never been comfortable in that environment. Everything seems to so easily wind me…

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Ordinary Miracle

Originally posted on Flannel with Faith:
“How am I going to explain this diagnostic summary to this parent?” I asked myself. Twenty-two years of life is all I had under my belt. Teaching, and motherhood, were new. My heart answered:…

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