Tag Archives: Gratitude

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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Lions & Tigers & Babies…Oh My!

If you are a fan of the Wizard of Oz, you’re probably shaking your head & thinking, what the heck is she talking about?   Shouldn’t that title read, Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My? Well yes is should. … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

One of the unexpected surprises that comes from writing a blog, is the forming of friendships across the globe. Through sharing our life experiences, our adventures and our stories, we develop a kinship with many of our fellow writers. For … Continue reading

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And then I met Anne

There are people we meet who leave an impact on us. After a particularly stressful week, I have been feeling overextended & quite honestly, a little sorry for myself. And then I met Anne. Anne lives in the same retirement … Continue reading

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To You & Yours with Gratitude

With the holiday season upon us, I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude to all of you who follow along with me, on this journey called blogging. To my fellow bloggers/friends, you continue to inspire me … Continue reading

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The Ties that Bind Us

This past weekend, I attended a Celebration of Life service for my one & only Aunt, my Mom’s sister. Like many sisters or siblings, my Mom & my Aunt were polar opposites in so many ways. My Aunt was known for … Continue reading

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The three Rs…according to moi

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” Most of us are familiar the three Rs.  You may not be as familiar with my version. Re-Energize, rejuvenate, replenish.  Equally as important, and yet often not … Continue reading

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Note to Self – A Guide to Self Preservation in my Senior Years

Often, we read about people writing to their younger selves, sharing advice they wish they had known in their earlier years.  This is done in the hopes that another younger person may read it & benefit from this sage advice.  An … Continue reading

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