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Sunday morning

I woke up this morning pretty much the same way as every day: Cassatt had climbed into bed sometime during the night with Hubby and me, and I had to figure out how to get up without waking him. Continue reading

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Cookies for Neighbors

I have really enjoyed reading Say Goodbye to Survival Mode.  My favorite chapter has been one about being generous and giving of yourself.  It pointed out there are so many different ways to share yourself, through your time, actions, or money, … Continue reading

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Survival Mode — Seriously

I am getting beyond the point where I can handle this. We are in survival mode here in St. Louis. The street in front of my house, which is normally cleared once an hour during storms (much more than most … Continue reading

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Survival Mode

Sometimes I feel like I am living in survival mode. Do you? There are things I do to stay out of survival mode. Like my daily load of laundry.  (My washing machine broke though and was out of commission for … Continue reading

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And the Word of the Year is …

Do you have a Word of the Year?  Have you thought about choosing one? I have, and my word is … Gentleness. Gentle is calm. Gentle is caring. Gentle is loving. Gentleness is moderated — in word and action. Gentleness … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Well, it’s 2014, and I’ve started my new calendars.  Oh yes, the most wonderful time of the year … when I get new calendars 🙂  Actually, I haven’t been that bad this year.  We have the free one from the … Continue reading

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Household routines

The house is (generally) a mess, but I have some routines to keep things flowing here.  If I didn’t have routines, I wouldn’t be able to function!  After being away for several days, followed by consecutive viruses, I have a … Continue reading

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