Author Archives: Dez

Where were you?

Note: I started this post on September 11, 2011, but am just now getting around to finishing it.  The past month has been incredibly busy, to say the least.   Today marks the 10th anniversary of the attack of the … Continue reading

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Musings from a higher level

Summer’s end is almost here.  The nights are becoming crisp and quiet.  The days strive to reach the heat of July, but don’t quite get there.  But that’s all right with me.  I am so ready to usher in the … Continue reading

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Home Improvement

I love my house.   That being said, I am always open to improving it.  Sure—it has many functional attributes, and a good location, but I often find myself adding to our house’s “to do” list.   Anything can be … Continue reading

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Wilderness Ho!

In a few short weeks my family will embark on a camping expedition like none other.  We are planning to stay in the forest for 6 days, the longest we’ve ever stayed out in the wilds.  I am a bit … Continue reading

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For the Record

I have been doing a no sugar, very low carb diet for about 5 and a half weeks. I had a very hard time at first, but noticeable changes have kept me going.  I have lost 13 pounds, I no longer feel … Continue reading

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A Quick Thought…

I saw this image on the web and I really liked it!  Not only is the image pretty, but the text is full of wisdom! 

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The number ten has been running around my mind lately.  I suppose it wouldn’t be such a big deal if we humans didn’t have five digits on each hand.  Our world is categorized by tens– our lives are described  in  … Continue reading

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A Sigh of Relief

Spring has sprung!  I had to take a picture of my tulips before they were past their prime.  I wish tulips lasted longer than they do.  They are so beautiful yet so delicate.  When my Big Girl was only 4 … Continue reading

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Women’s Intuition

Well, my last post was well over a month ago, and I suppose it foreshadowed a very busy time ahead.  Boy did that hit the target!  My world was turned upside down with many life events, including buying a new … Continue reading

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Marching Along The Way….

When January hits I begin yearning for the month of March, and now that it is here I can’t seem to keep up to what it brings.  March is the spark of light in the darkness; the beginning of the … Continue reading

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