Month: July 2014

Do the easy stuff first?

One Monday, while looking at a daunting to-do list, I thought to myself, “Do the easy stuff first” which is a complete turn-around of what I have often advised people. I immediately realized this and decided I needed to think about this a little bit more, but it would have to be another day, because…
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Quiet the noise!

Have you ever wished you were in a cartoon, and when all the noise got to be too much you could scream “QUIET!” and silence would prevail? Jim & I were reading in bed on a recent cool summer night, with the windows open. He must have thought I was nuts when I turned and…
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A Little Encouragement Can Go A Long Way

Webster’s Dictionary states: Encourage-vb 1. To make bold 2. To urge on n-encouragement. I thought there would be more definitions for this. I feel that encouragement can be so many things, but I suppose it is as defined, just shown in many ways. My young grandchildren are great examples. I have seen their faces go…
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July 4th is our favorite time of year!

The week of July 4th is such a historic, patriotic, all American time of year. Being history buffs and military family members, we are all about this holiday. We always watch The Patriot, Gettysburg, and 1776 – all wonderful, historically based films that I recommend you see, if you haven’t. We love all the patriotic…
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