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March Second; Through the Struggles, Through the Differences, Understanding is Found

I don’t make it any secret about how directionally challenged I am. My son laughs and teases me in a good natured manner, but he really doesn’t understand the struggle. Then again, he is the person who can get in … Continue reading

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December Fifteenth; If I Could Offer a Gift to Others, It Would Be..

Clarity in the confusion. Not long after I found myself no longer working a full time paid job, I purchased an inexpensive fitness band. It was simple, told the time, kept up with steps walked. It did a little more … Continue reading

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November Twenty-ninth; Being Thankful In the Lessons and Understanding Gained

That question was answered fairly quickly. I had been sitting here watching the day progress with both dogs still inside. Molly had awakened me around six this morning so I had let her out and waited until she came running … Continue reading

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Thoughts of This Day -Then and Now

Thoughts then… These are comments that I made in the past that showed up in my social media memories. I left off the dates because it isn’t the year that is as important as the thoughts. July 4th, Today, is one … Continue reading

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Day 143; Footnotes of How High are Your Hurdles?

Finally feeling better, and just in time.  My sweet Bella has a place on her hip that is giving her problems. Her skin is raw where she has either chewed the fur away or was injured somehow.  You could tell … Continue reading

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Day 134; Footnotes of Missing (out)

 Tomorrow, May 15th, the Jeep group that I am part of will be participating on what is a rather large event. National Go Topless day, the jeeps will be topless. Since the top will not come off my Compass, I … Continue reading

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May Seventh; Steps To..

On the trail I take to hike up the mountain, there is a section of 336 steps to the summit. While they are a challenge and good exercise, I still say that whoever put those in, had a sadistic bent. … Continue reading

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January Nineteenth; A New Trail, Mine and Yours

After my husband died and I began to face the reality that life had really, seriously, sadly changed, I knew I was going to need to adjust. I was facing a new trail. (At the time I called it my … Continue reading

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Day 338; Footnotes of Nothing Good Comes Easy

Or, did that tire really just go suddenly flat? I recently became friends with someone who like me, deals with the lonely days of being left alone when a spouse dies. We had spent an evening not long ago, enjoying … Continue reading

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November Twenty-fourth; For What Challenge am I Thankful?

  In our life, we will face a variety of challenges. They may be physical or they may be someone challenging our position on a stand we have taken. We may not welcome all of the challenges we face, but … Continue reading

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