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The Land of the Free

I have no idea where my husband read or watched it, but years ago he saw an interview with an astronaut. The man being interviewed was asked what it took to do all that he does, and his response was something along the lines of, “It’s like when you’re exhausted and want nothing more than to go to bed. 585 more words


For Granted or with Gratitude

Life is very short. Of course, I don’t have to tell you that. People check out of here every single day. There are few things in life that are certain. 312 more words


And They Lived Happily Ever After (why marriage has been worth all the work)

This past weekend my husband and I loaded up our car with snacks, games, books, and music and buckled our kids in their car seats for a nine-hour drive. 1,007 more words

Life Lessons

What I found in the yard

While out gardening during Memorial Day weekend, I discovered new flowers and even more new flowers. The woman who owned the house before us was a true lover of flowers. 108 more words

Zero Waste

Five Simple Ways To Improve Your Life

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away the small stones.

- Confucius

When you think about improving your life it probably goes something like this: leave current job, find high-paying job that you love, see friends and family more, travel overseas, find true love, lose weight, get fit, and the list goes on. 

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On School Holidays and Trespassing

It’s school holidays for this Uni student – although I can’t believe that at age 30, I’m back to being a uni student. It grates on me just a little bit. 564 more words


The inconvenient Dad

the dad that teaches, preaches, loves, disciplines and most of all leads by example. I can say with all of the love in my heart that each of the children in our home were born to a dad like that. 502 more words

Big Family