Monthly Archives: November 2018

Family reflections

It is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Winter has turned down the temperature to make it more than frosty outside. It leaves me content to sit in my office as far from the window as possible and just think. My little … Continue reading

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Baking with the Heart in mind: post #1

The blog post below was written sometime last summer. My excitement was high but the heat of summer found me not interested in baking – turning on a hot oven was not the thing to do on a steamy summer … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – the 15th

Each month on the 15th there are gardeners in many places who are taking a few minutes to think about what is blooming in their gardens and then sharing them with other gardeners. (The sharing happens thanks to May Dreams … Continue reading

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The lost art of writing letters

I have a letter to write. It is a letter I am excited to write but I can’t seem to find the words to put down on paper. I spent a great deal of time last night – meaning between … Continue reading

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Learning to make mistakes

As an “old lady” trying to learn new things I find myself struggling to struggle. Does that make sense? I am thinking children may be in this same spot at times. We begin to learn a new skill by looking … Continue reading

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