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July Minimalism Game

As I said in recent posts, I have decided that I want a simpler life. Even now, living in disarray at my mother’s house with stuff chaotically around us, I am trying to simplify. It seems easier to part with things that are scattered around me than when they are neatly stored away. In reading blogs…

Virtual Insanity

Unfortunately, on the heels of the lovely Very Inspiring Blog Award, I am feeling anything but inspiring lately. It is as if the last two months have reached a pinnacle of frustrations and I am just angry with the world and how it turns. I still seek my center in the midst of it all,…

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Very Inspiring Blog Award

Just when I am feeling a little bit down, still dealing with the sucker punches that come every so often from the effects of the flood, I get an email from the lovely Danielle of Mom’s Eye View saying that she kindly nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blog Award. If there is anything that makes this…

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Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

The sun slowly rises and the quiet of the night slowly gives way to morning chatter. It is like the world has rested in savasana over the last eight hours and slowly begins to wiggles its fingers and toes. Thoughts rise again to the surface and the busy-ness of life returns. Seconds tick to minutes,…

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No Average Father

I wrote this last year for Father’s Day and wanted to post again because it will apply year after year though the items on the list may change as the kids get older. Thankfully, most of these things are still applicable. :) Happy Father’s Day to the best husband and father I could ever ask…

Announcing the Giveaway WINNER!

Last week I did my first giveaway as I wanted to share Jeffrey Vionito’s book, Catching Stillness. I would now like to announce the winner of the giveaway (chosen  by using random.org)…..drumroll please…. ……. John Coleman of A Napper’s Companion!!   John, knowing you, I really believe you will love this book. For those of you…