Lifestyle | Words | Writing

Word for 2019

January 31, 2019

Lots of folks make resolutions each new year. Others set specific goals. I’ve never been successful with either. As I attempt to live in the slow lane, I’m putting aside such organized planning for my life.  Instead, I’ve chosen the word “contemplate” to guide me through my next year.   Slowing down has shown me areas in […]

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Changes | Newsletter | Notices

Update

January 28, 2019

Since my mid-November post, I’ve spent a lot of time watching the changing seasons. Most winter days in the Pacific NW are gray, foggy, and rainy. Not uplifting. I spied a joyful surprise on one of these gray days as I returned from our mailbox. Abundant blossoms are peeking from beneath the leaves on our […]

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Family History | Miscellaneous | WordPress

Changes…Not Again!

March 6, 2018

My family history consists of many changes. With parentage defining our personal history, my parents and my DNA have more or less labelled me in many respects, especially change. When my dad arrived home from work on Fridays, he teased my mom that it was a good thing he wasn’t a drunk. His reasoning was […]

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Writing Life

Adrift or Evolving?

July 11, 2016

  I feel adrift. Since January, following a fall, I feel adrift. Adrift as a wife, a writer, a friend, a human being. My body, in pain most days, isn’t allowed to do housework as ordained by professionals. Simple cooking is OK. No vigorous kitchen cleanup reads don’t make a huge mess while cooking. My […]

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