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Hugs

Meditation, emptying your mind, being perfectly still.... these are things that I am NOT good at. When we were dating I frequently asked my (now husband,) “What are you thinking about?” He frequently replied, “Nothing.” This same man and I now have sons together and on occasion I ask them the same question with the… Continue reading Hugs

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Don’t let life be frittered away, simplify!

At one time we placed this quote above our main exit door.  When I selected these words, which come from Thoreau's Walden, they really resonated with me.  You see, we had just moved to a beautiful property with an inspiring view!  We were beginning our homeschool journey! We were joyously pursuing our dreams! But then,… Continue reading Don’t let life be frittered away, simplify!

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Merry Christmas! Pass the tamales, please.

Nativity scenes, snow, evergreen trees, twinkling lights, ringing bells, turkey or ham, and whiffs of cinnamon- all of these things and more call to mind the Christmas season!! These sights, sounds, tastes,  and smells bring forth memories and sometimes a sense of tradition. They are so familiar to most of us that they seem as… Continue reading Merry Christmas! Pass the tamales, please.