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Challenging Times

For many of us our worlds are a little topsy-turvy right now. Our personal lives may have been turned upside down and shaken all around, leaving us wobbling as we struggle to find our footing. Then, of course, there’s this … Continue reading

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Optimistic and Open-Minded leads to Opportunities

Guess what? We are up to the letter O. Once again three words popped in my head when I started thinking of positive words that begin with the letter O. This time it’s Openminded, Optimistic, and Opportunity.  Being optimistic does not … Continue reading

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Kindness and Knowledge Quotes

This week I’m doing Thursday’s Thoughts instead of Wednesday’s Words, mostly because I didn’t post yesterday and I love quotes. For the thoughts I found several quotes about kindness, after all don’t we all need a little kindness in our … Continue reading

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Positive Words to Encourage, From Accomplished to Aware

It is April 1, and no joke, I will be blogging all month about positive words. There may be a few other topics thrown in, but for sure positive words and how we can use them to lift ourselves up … Continue reading

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Does Social Media Help or Hinder the Grieving Process?

The other day a friend asked, “Does social media enhance the grief and keep one stuck in the pain or help move through the grief.” There are of course support groups online that are a great help, especially to those … Continue reading

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Visiting the Tulsa State Fair and Fall Décor Collections

Tonight I had the opportunity to do something I’d never done before, attend the swine sale at the Tulsa State Fair. I believe our children showed at Tulsa, but someone had to care for the animals still at home, that … Continue reading

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Gather Your Courage and Go, Meet New People and Make New Friends, A Step-by-Step

As a child my family moved numerous times. Which means I don’t have a lot of friends from my youth. After my husband and I settled in one locations, for twenty-six years, long-standing friendships developed. Friends who were like family. … Continue reading

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Share Your Halloween Stories with Family

It’s writing Wednesday. I know I’ve been lax about posting daily. One of these days I’m going to do the Ultimate Blog Challenge, and actually post every day. In the meantime I keep working at it, but that’s another post … Continue reading

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In the Beginning We Were Just a Boy and Girl

WRITING  WEDNESDAY It’s Writing Wednesday, and today’s prompt is to write about meeting your husband, significant other. I spent yesterday at the hospital while my son had a procedure. The day conjured up memories of when his dad was ill … Continue reading

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Moving our Bodies Makes Travel More Accessible

It’s Movement Monday At least that’s the original plan. To blog about moving our bodies, not our belongings. One problem with this Pantzer planning, is she often goes off on tangents.  I joined the Ultimate Blog Challenge this month and … Continue reading

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