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Book Review: The Obstacle is the Way

In what I hope will be an ongoing series, I will be reviewing and sharing some of the influential books that have helped me on my life’s journey. 841 more words

Dealing With Discouragement

A Glass of Wine is on the Table

I’m having a glass of wine tonight. The tank is going to cost me over $2,300. It’s something called an indirect heater, which is, per the plumber who was just here, “High-end.” I could get a whole  electric hot water heater for less than $1500, but I don’t know if I have to replace the leaking tank with what’s there. 468 more words


Not Stressing, I'm NOT Stressing. Am I?

I was up at 4:45 this morning.  Transferring money around so I can pay for the dang hot water tank.  Then trying to get estimates on replacing it.  246 more words


Questioning My Avoidance Issues

I have really been affected by the hot weather this year. Most of the time if the temperature reaches above twenty-four degrees Celsius I am just mildly uncomfortable. 358 more words

Daily Musing And Reflections

Dust from the road

It’s mid-July already, and here in Illinois, wildflowers are out in abundance. Fence rows are embroidered with delicate medallions of Queen Anne’s Lace; chicory’s starry blooms form constellations in windswept grass; clusters of pale pink milkweed send up their bewitching perfume. 621 more words


Cliffy's Shots of Wit - #54

Click the link below to see Cliffy’s Shot of Wit #54, along with the back story of how it came to be (feel free to share with friends)… 97 more words

Don't Be a Perfectionist

I love creating. Period, it’s an amazing thing. Getting off my butt and doing stuff, and creating valuable content is a must for me now. There is one thing though that I notice has been holding me back; … 853 more words