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Day 157: Make Friends with the Rain

Byron Katie, author of the book “Loving What Is”, lived in Barstow, CA, a desert town where apparently the wind blew almost continually. People hated the wind. Some even moved away from Barstow because of the it. After she stopped … Continue reading

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Journey 145: Respite from the Rain

We’ve had days of rain, this past week. I measured 5 inches of water in one of my garden buckets this afternoon, after emptying it Thursday. I made friends with the rain last year about this time (Day 157: Make … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Middle School The Worst Years of My Life

I saw previews for this live action movie several times this past summer. Every time, my grandchildren Joey, Oliver and Aubrey piped up that they wanted to see Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. The movie opened over … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods Movie Review

I felt drawn to having a quiet evening at home, watching a movie. I enjoy using my Amazon Video app on my phone to select a film by way of Amazon Prime. Tonight the movie that caught my eye was … Continue reading

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Surrender 109: Movie Review: Brooklyn

At last, I got to watch the Best Picture Nominated film, Brooklyn. I’ve attempted to rent the DVD multiple times, yet it was never available and I would go home with another movie from my Best Picture list. Checking on … Continue reading

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Surrender 86: First Fire of the Season Day

Thanks to my friend Mark, who is having a year of firsts, I became aware that today is National Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. How fun is that?    Although tomorrow there is a 100% chance of rain, today … Continue reading

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Journey 331: Messages from My Future and Past Selves

Today, with its steady rainfall and cool temps, was the perfect day for remaining snugly indoors. I love days like this, when I can write and color and work on projects. One of the most interesting things that I did … Continue reading

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Journey 157: Mudstock 2015

  What happens when you mix gallons and gallons of water with dirt, add mud hills, rope swings, warm temps and bright sunshine?  Lots and lots of kids show up, ready to get dirty! It’s called Mudstock and it is … Continue reading

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Journey 146: American Sniper

When I returned The Rewrite to the DVD store yesterday, I discovered that one copy of American Sniper, the last on my list of Academy Award Best Picture nominated films, had been returned and was on the shelf. I’ve been reluctant … Continue reading

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Journey 125: Garden Tricks

I am so enjoying the backyard garden this year, as evidenced by my many blog posts about these most soulful of journeys. Last year so much time and energy was spent creating the infrastructure, breaking ground, defining the space and … Continue reading

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