Category Archives: Observations

“Do You Reach for it When it’s Not There?”

My blogging friend Diana at Talk to Diana ended a recent post… https://talktodiana.wordpress.com/2015/08/16/i-dont-know-what-time-it-is/#comment-16458  …with the question, “Do you reach for it when it’s not there?” I believe it’s a profound question that covers many things. Yes, sadly I have, and all the desperate … Continue reading

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A Man With a Treasure

A Man With a Treasure  I know a man  Who has  A true treasure  For a wife  Yet too often Chooses  To focus  On her relatively few faults  Instead of celebrating  And  Being grateful  For all the ways  He is … Continue reading

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Tiny Fingers

One of my favorite rituals between my two year old grandson Thomas and me starts when he rings the doorbell at our front door and My Beloved answers it. Thomas runs in yelling “Papa! “Papa!” (that’s what he calls me) … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Children, Family, Fun, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Gratitude, Joy & Happiness, Love, Making Memories, Miracles, Observations, Random Thoughts, Unexpected Pleasures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Gifts

Yesterday I saw a lone Canada goose in the middle of the day, honking non-stop as it flew across the sky. Seeing geese fly is one of my favorite sights and normally brings a smile to my face. Not this … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Beauty, Blessings, Gratitude, My Beliefs, Nature, Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Secrets and Truth

A kind reader recently said–likely with tongue firmly in cheek–that my secrets are safe with her. Joke or not, I appreciated her comment and am grateful for such friends. In actuality, I don’t fear my “secrets” being exposed because I … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Communicating, Gossipping, My Beliefs, Observations, Relationship Lessons Learned, Truth | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Amazing Things

I would never bet against anyone with high integrity, laser-focused purpose, and indomitable spirit. To me, it would be a sucker’s bet, as life proves to me over and over again the amazing achievements otherwise ordinary people accomplish with these … Continue reading

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A Wish For You

I’m sometimes such a slow learner in life that the lessons I’m here to be taught must be given to me over and over again. As a result they can be bitter and harsh. May you be so loving and … Continue reading

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