Part of the Pack

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†I’ve mentioned my love of Russian Nesting Dolls here before, and believe me when I say that fascination (adoration? Attraction?) has not faded as the years have rolled along.¬† Their images appeared several times in the past few days (in several ways), they just kept popping up.¬† They always […]

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Living, Being

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†There are certain types of people in our world who plan, who set goals, who save for a rainy day, who prepare for disasters.¬† And then, there is my mother.¬† And me. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We visited with her this afternoon, extending her birthday celebration farther […]

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Markers and Moments

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†When a birthday or anniversary nears, we can’t help but be brought back to that place, that feeling, that spot on our journey.¬† It’s been this way for me recently. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The advancement of days, the march of time, the approach of a new […]

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Seeing With Grateful Eyes

¬† ¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Don’t take shit for granted, that’s what I’m hearing right now.¬† Literally as well as figuratively.¬† Like, if we are able to walk ourselves to the bathroom, and “perform” with relative normalcy, that’s a gawdamned gift. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† During this recent winter blast (while […]

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More Improvement

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†It’s no secret that one of my major life lessons is Release.¬† We’ve discussed it before, and it rings true for many of you, as well.¬† The process though, is VERY individual. And yeah, I’m workin’ on mine. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†One of the phrases from […]

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