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Mindful Monday–Find Time to Love Who You Are

Welcome to Mindful Monday!  I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to.  478 more words

Mindful Monday

County Cork Kildare

My grandfather came to this country when he was twelve years old from County Cork, Kildare in Ireland with five brothers and two sisters in tow. 231 more words


Embers and Ash

I wrote EMBERS AND ASH some years ago, or so. I don’t remember the precise day, I remember the unhappy circumstance. I needed to come home. 723 more words

Life Happenings

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'She was jet-black slick, piercing blue eyes Black Irish'

“The Vast Landscape” is not a book, it’s my sacred truths. The poignant, gut-wrenching 50,000 word love letter to myself. A birth. The restorative breath, choppy inhale and liberating exhale one only understands from their monumental mistakes, regrets, joys and pains. 285 more words


Getting Old is a Lot of Fun

I was in my exercise class this morning when the instructor, a wonderful woman who just turned 56, said, “Yes, we’re doing this shoulder strengthener so we won’t look old!” 539 more words

Searching For Wisdom


What would you do if you discovered you only had a short time to live?  I found myself chewing on this topic, once again. No, I have no reason to believe my life is short (although the reality is we are never guaranteed tomorrow or even the next minute). 474 more words

Aging Gray-cefully