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Ordinary Happiness Nov. 5th, 2011

Saturday, November 05, 2011      28 comments

Once upon a time, my sister wrote to me "Find your favorite comfy spot and Dream your day away." A CD of piano music by Emile Pandolfi is playing and I'm dreaming....... Read more

On My Path to Contentment

Monday, October 31, 2011      20 comments

On My Path to Contentment ~~Cozy Warmth~~ Oh, to be enveloped in warmth..the coziness of a favorite quilt, a steaming cup of Highlander Grog coffee, my dog resting besi... Read more

On My Path to Contentment...10-29-2011

Saturday, October 29, 2011      22 comments

Gratitude Being grateful is such a fulfilling way to go through life. It can be so easy to lose sight of what we do have and what we're blessed with. There is always ... Read more

Things I've Learned From The Sun

Sunday, May 01, 2011      26 comments

Things I've learned from the Sun: When in doubt, Always wear a slip. Because once you realize you should've worn a slip, It's too late. Sunlight is a quiet, yet p... Read more

Saturday's Joy

Saturday, April 02, 2011      21 comments

Saturday's Joy "Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run. Let us run if we must---even the sands do that- - -but keep our hearts young and our eyes o... Read more

The Peonies on my Page

Sunday, February 27, 2011      48 comments

The Peonies on my Page The peonies on my page are in memory and honor of my beloved' only sister. She died unexpectedly on December 30, 2010....many of you know this. I thank you for letting me remember her with you. We were so close....w... Read more

Three Things

Sunday, January 23, 2011      21 comments

I read this on several blogs today and found it interesting. So...here goes. The three names I go by: * Chrys13 here on SparkPeople * Chrys * Mrs. (last name) Three places I've lived in the past: * Montana * North Dakota ... Read more

The Christmas Prayer

Sunday, December 26, 2010      21 comments

I found this prayer in my purse after church this morning. Someone wrapped it scroll-like around a candy cane and surprised many of us. There was no author listed....and the 12th day is left blank....something for me to pray about perhaps? I ... Read more

Thanksgiving Day 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010      14 comments

Thanksgiving Day 2010 "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a st... Read more

Dancing with the .....Squirrels!

Sunday, November 07, 2010      26 comments

"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak."...Hopi Indian saying I watched the squirrels dance from branch to branch, from tree to tree....it seemed they were in rhythm with the wind. Small steps, wild jumps, fluid leaps....again, ... Read more

On Seeing through the Eyes of Love

Saturday, November 06, 2010      11 comments

I’m sharing a quote that I came upon today: “I found a kind of serenity, a new maturity---I didn’t feel stronger than anyone else, but it seemed no longer important whether everyone loved me or not---more important now was for me to love them.... Read more

This Says It All.....

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      15 comments

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Every Moment Matters

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      33 comments

Every Moment Matters I read this quote today and decided to share it with you: You can begin now to give your heart perhaps the most important thing it needs—a reason to keep beating—and it starts by knowing that every moment matters.... Read more

My Evening Reverie

Friday, August 20, 2010      12 comments

My Evening Reverie Most evenings this summer, but for those nights of torrential rains and high winds, I've taken a late evening walk, watching the sunset over the lake. Mother Nature and I have it down to a two mile walk. (I walk my other... Read more

Oh, Oh, Sparkies!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      12 comments

Oh, oh, Sparkies! I've thought about this quite a lot from time to time and put it on hold. (After meeting with a colleague today and discussing possible mouse/keyboarditis!, I must make a change!) I've spent less time with my family; sp... Read more


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