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Nighttime

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Nighttime. Here is a photo I snapped in the wee morning hours from the backseat of an airport shuttle. I had traveled to Des Moines, Iowa on a business during the winter of 2012. I

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Posted in 2014

Endurance–“Sugar Beets”

  The Weekly Photo Challenge is Endurance. I went to the family archives to find the photo my father labeled “sugar Beets.” This photo from the mid-1920’s helps me to understand this part of my family’s history. When I asked

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“When the going gets tough, stop and think about everything you’ve already accomplished.”

It’s not easy to express all that’s happened since the end of 2012 when I decided to join a gym. My health was changing.  I didn’t like how I felt. The results of my annual blood work were cause for concern. 

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Posted in 2014, Uncategorized

Inside Locker #72

The weekly photo challenge this week is “inside.” It so happens that three weeks ago I snapped a few photos while I was at the gym.  I figured I’d use them in a post “someday.” I just didn’t think it

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Posted in 2014, Musings

More Changes Ahead!

Hi everyone! Since last year represented major changes for me, I decided that it was also time to make some changes to my blog! When I started blogging I was writing stories primarily about my family’s history.  I wrote occasionally

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Family, Personal, Uncategorized

Perspective

It’s been a while since I’ve participated in the Weekly Photo Challenge. It’s definitely time! This week’s theme, Perspective, challenges us to share a photo where a portion of the image presents one perspective, and a wider angle gives a

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Posted in 2014, Family, Personal, postaday, Uncategorized

Monthly Peace Challenge – We Are Family

Okay, so I’m a tad late for the February Challenge – but I finally managed to finish! As always, Kozo has challenged us to stretch beyond our safety zones! The premise of the challenge is to write a letter to

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Thoughts, Uncategorized

A Special Voice – The Power of a Single Word

Many of you are aware that my daughter is autistic.  Her vocabulary is extremely limited; she has developmental delays.  Like any person she has her good days and not so good days.  The challenge she faces every day is that

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Posted in 2014, Autism, B4Peace, Special Needs, Uncategorized

January 2014 Bloggers for Peace Challenge

Have you seen Kozo’s new Bloggers for Peace Challenge? If you haven’t seen it yet go check it out! He asks us “What one thought will you focus on this year to bring more peace?” WOW.  I was blown away

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Peaceful, Personal, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Family

This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge is “Family.” After much thought I decided it’s important to express what’s taken place in the past few weeks with my own little family.  The center focus was our Mija. A little over a year

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Posted in 2014, Autism, B4Peace, Family, postaday, Special Needs, Thoughts, Uncategorized

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