Monthly Archives: September 2012

A momentous gift.

There have been many moments in my world lately. Weddings tend to bring them out. Moments are where your heart is seized by emotion and your tear ducts get squeezed. Where you’re lucky, blessed, and you literally *feel* life. The one … Continue reading

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39 Acts of Kindness. Part Two

39 drops of kindness fell on Kingston today. Rebecca hopes the ripples will spread and people will share their experiences, letting others in on the secret she now knows; that it feels wonderful to do something nice for someone else. … Continue reading

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39 Acts of Kindness. Part One.

A few days ago I got an email from my friend Rebecca: I did a self check. Nothing out of the ordinary, considering our ordinary is hectic berserk. I checked with hubby. He hadn’t bemoaned the lack of yummy home … Continue reading

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Perspective on a bad day

Having a bad day? You’re allowed. I am. Or I was until ten minutes ago. Pick a word. I was frustrated, mad, sad, despairing, grumpy, and not letting myself talk myself out of it, because gosh darn it I always … Continue reading

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Random thoughts from a day at the farm

Memere’s eyesight is going. She thought my “Keep Calm…” pendant said “Keep Clean…” and when I asked what she thought I would need to wear a pendant saying that for she just raised an eyebrow. The old TV antennae ain’t … Continue reading

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Back to school voice mail.

I just called Memere. She wasn’t there, so I left a message on her answering machine. It went something like this: “Hi Mom, it’s Julie. I was just thinking about how it’s back to school day today, and ya Jeff … Continue reading

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