Tag Archives: Gratitude

Last year, I followed in the footsteps of Jen over at Jenny’s Lark, and I wrote a list of 50 things I was grateful for in 2014. The list actually became 60 things, because I still had time and I had … Continue reading

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I recently celebrated my two-year anniversary of joining Friday Fictioneers. There was no cake (the baker has retired) or fanfare, but I felt like I wanted to thank some of the wonderful writers who have encouraged me here. That is … Continue reading

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As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading

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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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Tales from the Motherland Straight up with a twist Skip to content ← The Middle… Have to Laugh or I’d Cry… Oh, Right! I’m Crying Too. The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly → Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho! Posted … Continue reading

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Much Appreciated: I’d Like To Thank The Academy and Tons of Other People

When it comes to blogging and writing, I’ve had both talent and luck on my side. I tend to be Teflon™ when it comes to compliments, hence my very self-deprecating sense of humor. I will acknowledge here, on this post … Continue reading

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The Middle: Gratzi, Tak, Xie-xie, Mercí, Gracias, Dunca Shein, Thank You!

Like so may people, it is easy to get swept up in the little things that annoy me, or make me roll my eyes back into my head: the wet weather, keeping up with meals and household chores, dogs that … Continue reading

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The Middle… Words of Gratitude

Recently I’ve found myself powerfully tuned in  to the world around me. Colors are brighter (the foliage blows my mind daily!); music moves me more than usual; I notice people around me and see them with fresh eyes. There are … Continue reading

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