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Bright lights delight

This season I am focusing on being conscious of how much I say yes to so that we can all enjoy what we do attend to the fullest. It can get a little tricky with so many different invitations to celebrate but in order to fully enjoy the reason for the season (Christ’s birth) and… Continue reading Bright lights delight

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Laughter, Memories, and Karaoke

Last night was filled with singing, eating, dancing, and just plain wonderful fun as we gathered for our Staff Christmas party!! This year one of our awesome volunteers opened her home to us and invited us to celebrate our party at her beautiful home. I was in awe of the place as I walked in.… Continue reading Laughter, Memories, and Karaoke

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Christmas Memories

One of my favorite things this time of year is seeing the Christmas lights on people’s homes, especially when it’s the traditional standard colored lights because they take me back to the early 80’s and so many wonderful memories of Christmas with my parents. There’s something so comforting about tradition, and as I was walking Biggie around… Continue reading Christmas Memories

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Why I Love February, Plus Other Life Events

February is one of my favorite months and not just because it’s my birthday month but because there are so many other celebrations that come rolling in, one right after the other, after Valentine’s Day. For starters on the 16th my parents celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary. My parents have been through so many hurdles and happy moments during all these years and… Continue reading Why I Love February, Plus Other Life Events

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Unexpected endings, new beginnings

I was a bit hesitant to share the following experience this morning but decided since my blog is “thoughts in my heart” and I’m not some abnormal creature that only has happy and positive thoughts, it’s only appropriate that I be honest with myself and fellow readers.  Plus since the experience lingered in my thoughts and affected my state of mind, I think it’s… Continue reading Unexpected endings, new beginnings