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Thankful for Real Things.

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. And I didn’t even pause to consider in what I was thankful for. I simply reveled in the day as a form of thankfulness. 528 more words


Thanksgiving week gifts

Yesterday I had an unexpected break and was able to sit down and add to my list of gifts. This is a habit I didn’t expect to make, but I’ve kept with it for almost 5 years! 203 more words


la dolce far niente...

Yesterday, on the way home from my typical 10 hour work day, I decided that I didn’t want to go home and clean. I wanted to go home, sit down with my husband and our sweet dogs and do nothing. 195 more words


Thanks-Living by Sarah Bryan

Happy November, everyone! Since it’s Thanksgiving month (here in the States, at least), we decided to inject some gratitude into Manifesto Mondays. All month long, we’ll be talking about gratitude. 841 more words

Bright Ideas

Day 28: Enjoying Coffee. {And Catching Up.}

We’ve traveled a LOT this month. Like, every weekend but one. And I have positively loved every minute of it.

But I will be glad to get to this weekend. 825 more words

Find and Choose Joy :: soul calm {24/31 and FMF}

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “love is choice.”

Because it is. It’s a feeling, yes, but there is also the moment of choosing to be loving or to be love when our feelings don’t line up with our own ideals or dreams. 290 more words



I am unofficially following along a photography course that Ian is teaching. This exercise: photograph something you collect. I usually come back from a walk on the beach (whether here in MA, or on trips south to Florida) with some little treasure…after a few years, those treasures add up! 62 more words