Category Archives: Beautiful places

Giving Thanks

This has been a hard year; I can’t spin it any other way. I’ve been nursing a sudden, frustrating injury since February. After working up to daily workouts and feeling fitter than I ever have, the plunge into bed rest, … Continue reading

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Everything Is So Amazing! (If you stop to notice…)

It’s been a very long while, blogging friends. Some of you have no doubt forgotten me. I would understand; it’s a fickle world sometimes, and out of sight… out of mind. Admittedly, my head has been in other places. Stuck? … Continue reading

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Life Is Funny That Way…

Recently I learned something that changes virtually everything about how I’ve always seen my childhood, my family, and myself. Like so many things, this shock came entirely unexpectedly. I thought that I was immune to blind sides at this stage; … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: This May or May Not Be Fiction…

I’m late, I’m late… just struggling with my writing. Stuck like mud on boots. If you’re interested in joining the Friday Fictioneers, or you’d like to read the other wonderful stories in the series, check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog Addicted … Continue reading

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Jerusalem… It’s Hard.

Israel is a hard place. As I fly over Turkey, Bucharest, Czech Republic, Germany, etc, (each hour a reminder that just getting there is hard– that my girl lives very far away) that is what runs through my head, over and over: Israel … Continue reading

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Following Jen’s Lead: 60 Things I’m Grateful For in 2014– Join the Fun!

I headed over to a favorite blog today, Jenny’s Lark, and found that Jen had started a list, as part of the Daily Prompt, and suggested others do the same. Ironically, I had been wanting to do this Daily Post challenge, for three … Continue reading

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Vanaka Vakalevu Bucket List Publications, Fiji Part 3

Some of you may or may not remember that a year ago this past July (16 months ago) I won airline tickets to Fiji (read here), on Bucket List Publications, offered by Fiji Airways. Let me be clear about this: … Continue reading

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