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I enjoy quiet, usually….

I remember when the kids were little, praying for ‘peace & quiet’ in a whirl of loud children’s voices I have experienced some really beautiful things in quiet times.  When you have the ability to just be, without interruption, it can be a life changing experience. Since there appears to always be two sides of… Continue reading I enjoy quiet, usually….

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I’ve got one……how bout you?

I have a fear of heights I mean I hate spiders too but I don’t think that I would qualify to have the phobia I don’t know why or exactly what happened to cause this fear but I do know I fell down the basement stairs & fell off a bunk bed ladder back when… Continue reading I’ve got one……how bout you?

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the ‘joys’ of motherhood…..part 1 of the rest of my life…..

Here is some of the fine print you never see… –          At the beginning of this journey you don’t sleep because they don’t sleep You may get a little time in the middle when your kids actually start sleeping but no worries, sleep will elude you again soon, when they decide to do things at… Continue reading the ‘joys’ of motherhood…..part 1 of the rest of my life…..

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let go of what you can’t control & beat the rest into submission

I was driving with my mother many years ago in her blue Chevy Citation (look it up).  We were driving home from the mall in the evening.  As she was driving, a light came on in the car.  I have no idea what light it was, but it was a warning of some sort.  My… Continue reading let go of what you can’t control & beat the rest into submission