JSTETSER
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Relief from the Bully
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      44 comments

The Bully at work has made me one of her targets. My job became very difficult for me to do, and I hated it. I recently met with my boss at school. The subject of the bully came up. I found out that I am not the only one who this person h... Read more
Rainy Day
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      26 comments

A rainy day is a good time to sit and remember all that is important to me. Family, friends, students health love and laughter. Remember in the darkness what is the light of my soul. Remember in the rain al... Read more
Quilting Through History
Monday, October 30, 2017      32 comments

Recently I was asked if quilting started in the US. It seems to some people to be an American activity. Well, it started long before the European set... Read more
5 Little Monkeys
Sunday, October 29, 2017      33 comments

I'm making a special book for Lina, Gabby and Shiloh. I'm going to rewrite the 5 Little Monkey poem, add some pages for the girls to color, and send them 5 little monkeys to play with. When a child can hold part of a story, the story become... Read more
Good bye Weariness!
Saturday, October 28, 2017      28 comments

I'm trying to do it all, and it ain't working. I don't like the way I'm feeling, and I'll change it today. I'm missing out on my favorite walks an... Read more
Standing Up
Friday, October 27, 2017      32 comments

I hate confrontations with overly aggressive people. I suppose that this is the only way that I will learn to take firm stands. Once again, I find myself dealing with "the school bully". She is another employee at the school. She has chos... Read more
Keep Calm
Thursday, October 26, 2017      22 comments

There are days when I just want to throw a fit. I just want to make my opinion known. That's when I try to remember that silence is golden. ... Read more
Calming Thoughts
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      32 comments

Calming thoughts. Take time to breathe. Inhale both love and compassion, and exhale the stress of daily living. Look around you at the beauty ... Read more
The Flannel Quilt
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      41 comments

I'm making a quilt for an upcoming wedding. No date is set, but I want the quilt to be ready when the day comes. I started it during the summer, making use of some beautiful squares that I had bought for my mom. She didn't want to use them, s... Read more
The "Nosey's"
Monday, October 23, 2017      32 comments

Dearl Nosey Friend, I promise that as soon as I want you to know the details of my life, you will be the first to know. I do not doubt your love for... Read more
Pain and Persistence
Sunday, October 22, 2017      31 comments

I was in a car accident over 30 years ago. I was hit from behind, and I'm still paying for his mistake. I have chronic back and shoulder pain. At on... Read more
Yes, I can! Yes, I will!
Saturday, October 21, 2017      25 comments

Yesterday I got home and was faced with the temptation of eating more ice cream. I had done the Spark Coach exercise of visualizing NOT eating it. Un... Read more
Making a Motivational Moment
Friday, October 20, 2017      24 comments

I Can SEE myself making a good choice! one of my favorite parts of the Spark People Premium is the simple visualization exercise that I do every s... Read more
Forgiveness and The Broken Road
Thursday, October 19, 2017      33 comments

I was treated poorly in my first marriage. I married a handsome arrogant man that I thought that I could change. In the end, I was the person who cha... Read more
A Simple Gesture of Kindness
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      32 comments

Yesterday was a hectic day at school, and I was out straight! I was about to take my group out for recess when I realized that I had not been able ... Read more

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