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Meet Marjorie!

The intake coordinator was contacted by a shelter in Southern Virginia saying that an owner had surrendered a pug with some eye issues.  I went down the next day to get her out of the shelter and bring her in to Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue.   361 more words

A Weekend During Which I Took To My Bed

I was poorly this past weekend. Nothing I can put my finger on but by Saturday afternoon my eyes were so tired I had to take out my contact lenses and Sunday consisted of lying prostrate on my incredibly comfortable bed, reading  176 more words

Gumption. Or, in layperson's terms, Getting on in the world.

Marjorie is pretty big on Gumption. It’s the kind of quality that you’ll know when you see it in action. For me, having gumption means not complaining about minor difficulties and reminding myself that certain problems are not that stressful in the grand scheme of things. 115 more words


… is Marjorie’s chapter on budgeting. She outlines a variety of her ‘cases’, some of whom fritter their money away, others of whom have various ways of making sure their money works for them. 181 more words

Beauty In Imperfect Celebrations: Marjorie Dannenfelser

There is always something worth celebrating. And thank goodness, because it’s good medicine.

One of my earliest memories of the home I grew up in is sitting on the steps, looking through the rails, and watching my parents’ dinner party. 440 more words


When A Lady Needs A Friend

Friends are very important to Marjorie. She firmly, but kindly, tells her readers to put their hats on and go right out and make some friends if they’re newly arrived in a place where they don’t know anyone. 287 more words