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Magical Christmas

Happy Christmas to all bloggers, visitors, friends – well everyone and anyone who happens to catch this post. I just want to say that I’m really grateful to everyone who leaves a like or a comment. I have not been posting very much this past year mostly because of lack of time, so I really…

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I Spy Everything

That’s what cats do, they are always watching everything, except when they’re sleeping. But even then, sometimes you can catch them with one eye open. I took these photos with my phone recently during my morning meditation. They keep me company, sort of. Well, at least they’re quiet. Anyway, I enjoy watching them as they…

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Recovery is Possible With Support

The world is full of problems and sometimes it seems like there’s nothing we can do. It can be overwhelming so sometimes we just look the other way – until it happens to us or someone we love. I know from personal experience the pain and suffering a family goes through when someone is suffering…

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Halloween Revival on a Warm Dark Night

Someone’s knocking at my door. What? On Halloween? This can’t be. Another knock? Sure enough, there are little children dressed in cute costumes. How can this be? It may be an annual tradition for others all around the country, but in this town where I live the tradition has been different. For as long as…

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How Many Ways Can You Look at a Waterfall?

When my daughter and I made plans to drive out west from New Hampshire the first thing we both decided was that we had to see Niagara Falls. Neither of us had ever been, and even though we have seen many photos we wanted to check it out for ourselves. We thought it would be something…

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Grandma’s Bag and other Travel Tips

Did you ever play this game, “Grandma’s Bag” when you were a kid? It goes something like this, “My Grandma’s going on a trip and I helped her pack her bag. I put a _________ in her bag.” The next person says the same thing but adds another object. It goes around the circle with…