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Diversions, Commitments, & Ice Cream

After work this afternoon I had an arts council meeting. It was lively and ran over our scheduled time. In fact, I had to leave before we were done. I ran home for about 20 min to feed and exercise … Continue reading

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What keeps you moving?

“Only secure people can serve. Insecure people are always worrying about how they appear to others. They fear exposure of their weaknesses and hide beneath layers of protective pride and pretensions. The more insecure you are, the more you will … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Unexpected

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ― author Joshua Graham How do people survive what is clearly insurmountable tragedy? A teenager accidentally hits his sister with the car, resulting in her death. Two … Continue reading

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Life Right Now

I have a huge desire to run. HA. run.  as if. I mean get away. And I don’t mean get away for the weekend. I simply cannot see staying in the house we own in the town in which we … Continue reading

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Whole30 – Day 17

So as I mentioned before, Whole30 is a whole new experience for me. And why did we chose to do this over EASTER??? Can you say crazy?? Whole30 – Day 17 (or, my first 2 weeks on whole30) If you … Continue reading

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Whole30 What?

No Dairy. No Grains. No Alcohol. No Legumes. No Sugar. No preservatives. No Carrageenan, MSG, and Sulfites.  30 days. What was I thinking?? And what were my Whole30 expectations?? For anyone reading this who isn’t familiar with the Whole30, visit … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Maine

Somewhat Wordless Wednesday Returns:

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Beautiful Day

Sometimes when we are working our hardest for our family, we begin to feel we MUST do it all. That everything is up to us. We begin to doubt that God will care for us, counting on our own abilities. … Continue reading

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Why this?

This is not the start of some pithy meaningful post about the brevity of life. This is actually a question about personal motivation. Why do you do what you do? Why do you make the choices you make? Why do … Continue reading

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Chocolate Yogurt Shots

Just YUM.  Chocolate Wafer Cookies (or Oreo’s. Oreo’s are perfection). Dannon Greek Vanilla Yogurt (amount depends on how big the servings will be and how many people you are serving) Chocolate Vodka (or your favorite flavor) (1 ounce -which is … Continue reading

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