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Appreciating Beauty in the Ordinary

There isn't enough time to stop and observe what's around us. Life is go, go, go. I'm there. Really, I am. I've got to find time to work, do all the regular household stuff and car maintenance, take care of four kiddos, and write. When it's not summertime and the kiddos are in school, add… Continue reading Appreciating Beauty in the Ordinary

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Pausing and Being Thankful

Unfortunately, this afternoon didn't fare better than this morning. So, I'm pausing (to take off my grumpy pants) and being thankful instead. Here are ten particular reasons I am grateful for today: The chance to create delicious food. The ability to work out my frustrations and create art at the same time, through painting. My… Continue reading Pausing and Being Thankful