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Act 2

Getting older is not what it used to be. In fact, it is better!

Instead of retiring, many folks are discovering a new vocation or avocation. 214 more words


November 3 -- climax

Today’s Bible reading and an excerpt from it

Read Esther 4

For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. 602 more words

Lessons From The Books Of History

Recreating Yourself aka Midlife Crisis

Do you ever have a moment where you think, wow, I’d like to halt time, recreate who I am and then start a different life? Even if your life is good but there’s something just nagging at you, maybe you are not following a dream or trapped in a bad relationship or something your entire self is trying to tell you? 1,297 more words

Just Thinking...

Rain, Storms, and GPS, Oh My!

Last week I told you I’d be hosting my book club on Friday. Thursday night the storms arrived. We had record setting rain for much of three days. 666 more words


Book Clubs

I heard on NPR that more women than men belong to book clubs. The interviewer asked the author why she thought that was, but the author didn’t really have an answer. 574 more words


Anniversaries/Celebrations in Books by Marsha R. West, Sister of Second Chances

When I blog, I always try to write about something that is timely, at least to me. On October 18, our family will celebrate our younger daughter’s 39th birthday. 528 more words



It’s 3:25 a.m. Obviously, I’m awake. Jet lag. Adrian and I are on vacation in Turkey (far from Ankara, where the horrific suicide bombings occurred Saturday), celebrating our anniversary. 164 more words