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Signs

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Signs. A few years ago I made a visit to my folks house with the intent of scanning family photos. I came across a unique piece of family memorabilia. When I asked my mother about

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Posted in 2014, Family history

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

“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

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

Celebrating My One Year Train-a-versary!

Hi everyone!  If you’ve followed my story you know I decided to work with a trainer to help me safely regain my health. Well, I recently achieved my one year train-a-versary!  Yes, I’ve been working with a trainer for one year,

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Personal, 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

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

Cold Hands, Warm Heart. How’s Your Winter?

In case you didn’t’ know it,  I’m a reptile.  I lose heat quickly; even though I’m no longer a sun-worshipper, I am a warm weather gal! I joke about this all the time.  The truth of it is that I

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Posted in 2014, Thoughts, Uncategorized

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