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The Barn

A few weeks ago the Dare family decided to…paint their garage red!! :-0

To see more pictures, Naomi posted some on her blog:


Beating the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is a wonderful time of joy? Really? For some, not so much. I love the holidays – the lights, the laughter, the people, the music, the meaning – all of it. 470 more words


Feeling stressed?

We can all get bogged down with the worries of everyday life. It seems as though so many around us are stressed and busy. 89 more words

Inner Peace

Be Ye Still

In the rush of the day it’s easy to overlook you.
Going madly from one task to another,
Speaking to colleagues about the job,
It’s easy to forget that you are present. 84 more words


Five For Fun

1. Holy moley!!! As you may have noticed, things have been a little bit quiet around here lately. Despite the cyber-silence things on the other side of the screen have been abuzz with busyness, let me tell you!   488 more words


"The public performance of busyness is how we demonstrate to one another that we are important. The more people see us as tired, exhausted, over-stretched, the more they think we must be somehow…indispensable. That we matter,”

writes Omid Safi, Director of Duke University’s Islamic Studies Center and weekly columnist for On Being.

It was one of those pieces of writing that spoke to me, that seemed to contain an important truth that I felt was not only relevant to my own life but to the lives of many people I know and care about. 511 more words

Day 73 - Cityscape


In this vast cityscape

noises fill our lives

noises manufactured

with intent – to benefit and

to harm – yes noises surround

and imbue our lives with… 35 more words