Tag Archives: Gratitude

Celebrate the Human Spirit

For the past few days, many of us have been holding our breath as we have been watching the coverage of the rescue attempt of 12 boys & their coach from a cave in Thailand. After 18 days, thankfully & … Continue reading

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Love the Life You’re In

Despite our best efforts to embrace each & every day, some days can be more difficult than others, in seeking gratitude for the life we have been given. To love the life we are in. In a world where we … Continue reading

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Mom’s the Word❤️

 When I began this blog 4 years ago, this was one of the first posts I wrote. As we approach Mother’s Day this weekend, I thought it was worth a re-post with a few updates.   May 6, 2013: We … Continue reading

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Going on Safari-1st drive out

There can be no doubt that the highlight of our trip to South Africa was our safari experience. That is not to diminish the beauty of the the other areas we explored but to come face to face with with … Continue reading

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All Hail the Queen

If there is one thing I have learned in my lifetime, it is the value of true friendship. Those people in your life who stand by your side through thick & thin, through the good & the bad.  Their friendship … Continue reading

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Welcome to Shamwari

Originally when K & I talked about travelling to South Africa, our intent was to participate in a volunteer project while we were there.  Unfortunately, due to some time restraints, we were not able to participate in this kind of … Continue reading

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Our Little LAM

For the past 9 months, we have been waiting with great anticipation, for the arrival of our first grandchild. Because our son & daughter-in-law chose not to find out the gender of the baby, we knew not whether this precious … Continue reading

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Chasing the Light

It’s been awhile since me & my bike have spent time together. Autumn brings shorter days, making it a challenge to get in a good ride before the light of day disappears. Racing home from work to change into my … Continue reading

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Precious Together Time

As parents, we hope our children enjoy spending time with us as adults. Let’s face it, growing up, they really have no choice.  Whether we are good company or bad, our kids are stuck with us. Moving into their adult … Continue reading

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Sharing the Load

Every now & again, we are reminded of the random acts of kindness of strangers. My run to Costco this morning included picking up 10 over sized cases of water for an upcoming cycling event, our annual Ride4UnitedWay .  If you … Continue reading

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