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Honesty-the best policy!
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      27 comments

Liar, Liar! I was lied to recently by two different relatives. The truth was completely misrepresented or exaggerated in ways that made my family members appear to need my help and sympathy. Why do they tell me lies? I can handle the tru... Read more
The Fire of Faith
Monday, January 27, 2014      19 comments

Take time today to consciously think positive, faith-filled thoughts. God is on your side! You can do all that you need to do today with God's help! Our thoughts are the foundation of our actions. Our actions are the foundation of our habit... Read more
Wolf pack
Sunday, January 26, 2014      23 comments

A pack of Wolves I live on the edge of Fox Forest, and my most vocal neighbors do not walk on two legs. The wolves that live around me can often be heard late at night as they howl. Today as I went for a snow shoe with my husband, we found l... Read more
Feeding the Fire
Sunday, January 26, 2014      20 comments

The wood stove is just one of many fires that I choose to feed. This morning I got up to a warm house as usual. It is warm because my husband gets up in the middle of the night and feed the fire. Yes, we do have an oil furnace. The wood sto... Read more
Our Health Care Plan through
Saturday, January 25, 2014      19 comments

Our Affordable Health Care Plan People have asked me the following questions: What is the difference in policies that you presently have and what you had before ObamaCare? Before: Anthem Blue Cross policy costing about $700 with a deducti... Read more
Dr. Seuss and Affordable Health Care
Friday, January 24, 2014      21 comments

In less than two weeks, my husband and I give up our conventional health insurance for the Affordable Health Care Act’s Secure Health Care, often called Obama Care. Despite the lies that I see people circulating on the internet, I need to try t... Read more
Making the most of milestones
Thursday, January 23, 2014      24 comments

Sometimes I take the time to make them special, and sometimes I don’t. I remember when I finished my graduate studies. I did not want to bother going to the graduation. I wish that I had. I worked hard at my studies, and needed to celebrate.... Read more
Life is fragile. Follow the plan.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      37 comments

Today is one of those days when I just keep following my plan. I keep moving forward, knowing that I will be ready when Baby Lina needs me to run with her, play with her, and take her to special places. ... Read more
To hike with my friend
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      20 comments

To hike with my friend In the quiet places of this world Finding freshness around every turn. Is the greatest adventure I could ever imagine! ... Read more
Chaos
Monday, January 20, 2014      18 comments

Chaos is defined as : complete confusion and disorder : a state in which behavior and events are not controlled by anything. It is a reality of life, and has its place in the big scheme of things. We were created from moments of chaos. The bi... Read more
Key to Happiness #7: Ignore the drama!
Sunday, January 19, 2014      27 comments

Don’t listen to the drama! There are some conversations that will not bring any good results. Just walk away or tune them out. Your mind is not a garbage pail! ... Read more
Key to Happiness#6: Knowing when to keep my big mouth shut!
Saturday, January 18, 2014      40 comments

Sometimes I open my mouth to respectfully express my opinion, and all hell seems to break loose. I do not like hearing lies being posted on places like Facebook by people (many are relatives) that I love. I want to set the record straight!... Read more
I am important to me.
Friday, January 17, 2014      33 comments

I am important to me. There was a time when I did not believe that statement. I thought some very negative things about myself. It took me years to really believe in myself, and in the strength of God within me. I considered others as more ... Read more
Roller Coaster Ride!
Thursday, January 16, 2014      29 comments

Life is a real roller coaster ride! How do you deal with the crazy life that you live? When the bottom seems to fall out from under your feet, do you scream and feel like you want to vomit? Try raising your hands to God, and enjoy the exciti... Read more
Scars
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      31 comments

Scars-we all have both the physical and emotional ones. When I was six, I put my hand through the Porch door window while running outside. I still remember how much I bled from my thumb and wrist. There are days when I will look at my left ha... Read more

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