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Mother’s Day 2015 – One Day Early and Nineteen Years in the Making

Yesterday was the day before Mother’s Day.  We decided to celebrate a day early by going out for breakfast. I would imagine most of you figure that’s no big deal.  People go out to eat breakfast all the time. That’s

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Posted in 2015

Wall of Fame

The weekly Photo Challenge is “Wall.” There’s a wall at my local gym that acknowledges the achievement of a few individuals who rose to the challenge to take control of their health and personal fitness. I’ve walked by that wall

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Posted in 2015

Scale: The Elephant and the Turtle

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Scale. I’m excited about this challenge because I’ve got some photos that I’ve been waiting to use.  I just hadn’t found the right spot for them, until now! My parent’s house often reminds me of

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Shadows on a Walk

The Weekly Photo Challenge is “Shadowed.” I opted to take this theme literally as I enjoy taking photos of shadows when walking. In the photo below I took a brief stroll during a break from work on a crisp fall afternoon.

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Posted in 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

 I took a stroll in my father’s garden…peacefully appreciative of his skill… …and the care he gives his lovely charges… This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist.

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Posted in 2014, Uncategorized

Peace Challenge: The Woman in the Mirror

Months  ago our friend Kozo challenged us to post about our truest self, our grandest self, or about the self we would like to be.  Who was the person each of us faced in the mirror?  What did that reflection

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Uncategorized

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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Posted in 2014

Raising Compassionate Children

Kozo has once again challenged us with a timely Bloggers for Peace topic. He focused his post on raising compassionate boys, and has started an video series about this topic. As I grew up in a large family, I decided

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Posted in B4Peace, Spirituality

Reflections – A Personal Transformation

The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Reflection.  The topic couldn’t be more timely. Over the past fifteen months I’ve worked hard to regain my health and become physically stronger. After re-writing this post umpteen times, I finally decided the

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Posted in 2014, 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

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