Tag Archives: Life Lessons

Accumulated Baggage

Accumulated baggage. The stuff of life that stays packed in our cases, like the outfit we took on a trip, but never wore. Some of us only accumulate a small carry-on, while others tip the scales with the weight of … 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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Hearts Alone

When I met my husband’s family many years ago, I learned very quickly that they were a card playing family.  Euchre was & is their game of choice. Rather stunned to hear I didn’t know how to play, his grandfather … 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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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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Rough landing!

Don’t judge me for my dirty windows.  Spring has finally sprung but I have yet to complete the task of cleaning all of our windows😋 Some poor bird came in for a rough landing today.  YIKES! I think a few … 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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Just the facts Ma’am

Last week, I made the mistake of engaging in a “discussion” on Facebook over what I felt, was misrepresented information.  I rarely comment on such posts for a few reasons. A vast majority of it is sensationalism I don’t believe … 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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No really, stop talking. A lesson in social graces.

Maybe I’m just feeling cranky, but while attending a business luncheon, I watched as an obnoxious braggart businessman inserted himself numerous times at the microphone, taking command of the room unnecessarily. Not because he was brilliant or funny or full of … Continue reading

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