Waiting

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The wait is over. Today is the day after Christmas and all of the excitement and anticipation that has been building for the last few weeks has been assuaged.  Presents have been opened, dinners consumed, … Read More

Nothing is Wasted

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I just love getting a surprise gift – especially if it comes on a non-designated gift-giving occasion.  And I’m not just talking about receiving “things.”  I don’t mind receiving tangible gifts, but what I love most … Read More

Two Gardens

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two gardens

I can’t believe I’m writing a blog about gardens because I am the absolute worst gardener – ever.  I’ve never been able to get anything to grow except weeds.  And speaking of weeds, I don’t … Read More

Grace and Power

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I am certain there are those of you who don’t mind waking up early.  You may even enjoy it.  I do not!!  I simply do not understand that mindset. And do you know what really … Read More

Do Over

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Have you ever done some “bone head” thing you would love to undo, or take back?  I call these times “do-over moments.”  My life is full of such times and they usually involve my mouth … Read More

Hope and Wait

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I love living in Michigan.  I love the trees, the lake and I especially love the people.  I even love the ever-changing climate.  I never tire of watching spring turn into summer and delight when … Read More