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Dear Self…15 Years From Now

I just learned of a website dedicated to letters written to your future self called Future Me, and the concept sounds promising. (https://www.futureme.org/what) What would you say to the you 15 years in the future? Hope you are alive and well. Hope you are in good health. Hope you can remember who you were 15 years… Continue reading Dear Self…15 Years From Now

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Weight(less)

Weight(less) is the nominated topic for this week’s Photo Challenge…. Is the fly weightless to the flower? To see images that others have submitted for this Weeks Photo Challenge then click this link:- https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/weightless/ <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/weightless/”>Weight(less)</a&gt;<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/weightless/”>Weight(less)</a&gt;

blogging 101 · Community · Cultures · Empathy · kindness · Parables · Re-blogs

Cultural Empathy: The 10 Dimensions of Cultural Value

Kathy Hauisen shared this post on her blog HowWiseThen <blog@howwisethen.com>. This guest blog was originally posted by LEAD (Living Every Day As Disciples) – a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. Lynn is a member of Living Word in Katy and a Spiritual Director. Her focus is on, “Seeing the sacred in… Continue reading Cultural Empathy: The 10 Dimensions of Cultural Value

blogging 101 · humor · marriage

Marriage is Sharing…Everything

The old man placed an order for one hamburger, French fries and a drink. He unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half, placing one half in front of his wife. He then carefully counted out the French fries, dividing them into two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his… Continue reading Marriage is Sharing…Everything

blogging 101 · humor · memories · transplants

15 Years Ago…

15 years ago today, my husband got a new life, an extension of his life with some changes. 15 years ago today he received a new lung; a healthy, functioning organ donated anonmously by the family of a young man killed in an accident. 15 years ago today he began liking peanut butter. 15 years… Continue reading 15 Years Ago…

About Me · blogging 101 · humor · Introductions · WordPress

Who Am I?

Who am I, and why am I here? If I don’t know, then who does?  And I’m not certain I can answer either of those questions with clarity, insight, or honesty. The question arises as part of the WordPress University 101 course that I’ve enrolled in…again. The task for yesterday was to share who I… Continue reading Who Am I?

aging · blogging 101 · Cars · Driving · humor · Parking

Turn the Wheel Which Way?

Been there, done that. Known around my house as ‘BTDT’. And this week I saw a situation play out that I had experienced more times than I wish to recall. A couple (I would call them elderly, but they were probably younger than I am) was attempting to use their communication skills to park and… Continue reading Turn the Wheel Which Way?

animals · blogging 101 · dog bites · Dogs · humor · pepper spray · tasers

Carry a Big Stick…

Another interesting week around my neighborhood, full of lessons I really didn’t want to learn. The first lesson is to carry a big stick when walking my doglets, or as a friend suggested getting a taser! My little ones and I were on a ‘walk about’ (as they say in Australia), when a couple of… Continue reading Carry a Big Stick…

blogging 101 · Challenges · humor · Re-blogs

The BEST Writing Prompt Ever — Plus a Writing Contest!

A poet I am not, but I tried my hand at it after reading this blog about a recent walk in the park. I’ve posted my feeble attempt at poetry at the end of the reblog.               Freedom I sought as I walked in the park. Freedom I gained… Continue reading The BEST Writing Prompt Ever — Plus a Writing Contest!

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Weekly Photo Challenge–Victory

The Eiffel Tower has long stood as a symbol of Paris, and after the horrendous acts of violence Friday, I recalled my many views of the Tower on my visit last year: each serving as a reminder of the grace, the energy, and the beauty of this beautiful city. Seen in the daylight… Seen at dusk… Seen at… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge–Victory