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Snowmageddon 2014

This weather stuff cracks me up.  I grew up in Iowa.  There is a song about being stranded in Iowa.  There are letters about how awesome the snow is at first and progresses to insanity.  It is sort of like … Continue reading

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In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

Hot tea. Morning pages. Twinkling lights. Smooth jazz Christmas. Creative journal. For all the noise in my head and around me all through my days, they each start in such a lovely tranquil way. Every.single.day. I could linger here for … Continue reading

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Challenge!

I get lost sometimes… In a book In my closet In a project In my worries you know what I mean? If I’m not paying attention, time can just slip right by. This is why I make a lot of … Continue reading

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I’ve Got to KIll Santa

It’s true.  I do. I really don’t want to, but I might be a tiny bit relieved. I am not sneaky…not at all. I don’t care for dishonesty even for a magical reason. I am always honest with my kids, … Continue reading

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Art, Compassion, and Sweet Baby Saige

Seven years ago on November 27 my children’s baby sister was born.  We knew she would be coming, we just didn’t know she had arrived.  We had one perfectly regular 24 hours with her, and then she died.  It is … Continue reading

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Pretty Enough?

Isn’t it funny how mamas just know the right words…right when you need to hear them? My mama is so good like that. We were talking about life and whatnot and she brought me right back around to so many … Continue reading

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Counting our blessings and whatnot

I have heard it takes 30 days to create a habit.  After 30 days of practice, it is supposed to be easier to do whatever it is you are practicing than to not do it.  In 2010, I decided to … Continue reading

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