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March Eleventh; A Lesson From Encanto (updated)

I may have a problem….or I may just be odd. My choice in movie preference may be…off for my age. Especially considering my son is an adult and I have no young grandchildren. However,  I love Disney movies, or animated … Continue reading

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February Thirteenth; The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

I’m sitting here listening to the rain falling and my windchimes playing. Both are a gentle, calming sound. One that is welcomed and appreciated. Yesterday was one of those hit the floor running days that didn’t stop until I finally … Continue reading

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Day Forty-Three; Footnotes Yet Another Busy, Fun Day

Well this has been a day. And I am one tired puppy. But, everything actually went very well. I took mine and my son’s tax papers and dropped them off this morning. On the way back I stopped by the … Continue reading

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December Twenty-seventh, Inner Thoughts and Gifts as The Year Wanes

There is a reason we are warned not to envy others. There are reasons we are told not to compare our self with others. And yet…so many of us do that very thing. As I have said before, I speak … Continue reading

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Day 359; Footnotes of My Son Was Right

What a relief. I’m fairly sure it has been obvious to any and all how stressed I have been. Worries over how things I was cooking would turn out and the disappointment in not being able to gift more than … Continue reading

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December Twenty-fifth; When The Best Gifts Don’t Come From a Store

The day has arrived. I gave my son his gifts this morning, he felt guilty that there was nothing under the tree for me. I told him that it was fine because he gifts me every day through what he … Continue reading

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Day 358: Footnotes Soon, it Will Be Christmas, Ready or Not

One hour and counting down. What a day this has been. I knew I was going to bake a chocolate cake- from scratch. Meaning not a box mix. This cake was made with flour and sugar and butter and flavoring … Continue reading

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December Twenty-fourth Thoughts of Christmas on This Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Eve morning. Christmas Day is now so very close, as a famous line goes, “its practically here”. I have so much I need to be doing, and yet, here I sit. Drinking coffee, watching the cats playing out back … Continue reading

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Day 357; Footnotes Traffic, Shopping and Stress Oh My

My plan, was to stay home. I have things to do after all. Then in conversation with mom, she asked, “Have you got the bananas for the pudding?” oh no. That meant I was actually not going to stay home, … Continue reading

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December Twenty-third; A Fitting Memory For the Time

The following, with slight changes, is something written in the past that popped up in my social media memories. This was written in response to a challenge in the writer’s group of which I am a member. It seemed a … Continue reading

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