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“Are you ok?” worry infusing each word.

Perplexed, “I’m fine”.

“Well, I read your blog.”

Mind racing, screaming silently, “What alarm was triggered?”

“Oh, that was just….” and I provided context – the trickling, incessant daily minutia eroding joy, its rubble blocking light and air. 89 more words

Mere Musings

Winter Morning at Home

Pups and I line up in the morning’s stream of warmth and light. Country artist shares his loss and celebration of a loved one. Fire sputters demands for attention. 9 more words

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Finding your tribe

It occurred to me today that I have found my tribe. Actually I knew I think a few years ago, but didn’t have the words for it. 153 more words

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Still.                                                    Get Busy.
Body quiet.                                    Do Something Important.
Mouth silent.                                 Listen!
Eyes resting.                                  Watch!

                  You didn’t get anything done today?

You wasted an entire day?! 17 more words

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When a Writer Writes Words

What inspires an individual to write? After all, writing is an arduous task which drains the very soul of the writer herself. After I write, for example, I like to take a long nap near an open window or curl up with a motivating novel and a mug of hot tea. 252 more words

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An Alaskan Winter in New England

It is a true test of patience and endurance when you have to excavate your house from 60 inches of snow in just a few weeks, while handling stir-crazy kids who are racking up the snow days. 283 more words

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