Thanksgiving

My week of Thanksgiving has begun … all week I’m going to TRY – to not complain (I said TRY) – to only pray for others (not myself) – to be content with what I have and be thankful for … Continue reading

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Babysitting

Maybe it’s the worrier that is me.  Maybe it’s the control freak.  Maybe it’s the control freak that worries about being a worrying control freak.  Whatever it is … it’s so damn annoying … my need to micromanage other people’s … Continue reading

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Lunches

Oh I don’t know where to even start this one.  If I had written it yesterday afternoon when I was so mad that I couldn’t see straight then it might have been a different post, but I went to yoga … Continue reading

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Sayin’

Younger boy child has lived in the apartment in our backyard since he was 16.  Older boy child passed on the chance to live out there after oldest girl child moved out, because he knew that he would just end … Continue reading

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Clearing

I’m slowly getting used to the idea of an almost empty nest.  It’s taken me a few months to get here, but I’m actually starting to enjoy it.  My trick is to make a list of all of the things … Continue reading

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Rant

Those of you who know know me know that I’ve been having trouble with being tired and body aches for a while now.  Plus I was having strange headaches.  So when somebody offered a possible “help” … I tried it … Continue reading

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Deal

I recheck things.  Every morning before I leave the house I make sure that I’ve unplugged my fan … at least three times.  I make sure I’ve set the thermostat … at least twice.  I make sure the girlies have … Continue reading

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Lists

I’m a list maker. I make so many lists that I think there should be a support group for people like us, but we would just sit around making lists of locations to conduct our meetings, who to invite, and … Continue reading

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Posting

It’s been so long since I’ve posted anything it actually feels very weird to be typing this out.  I’ve had good intentions … well you know what they say about those.  Every month I would tell myself that on the … Continue reading

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Cousins

A few weeks ago my 53 year old cousin died suddenly from a massive heart attack.  His dad, my dad’s brother, had asked him to get fuel for some of the equipment on their farm.  He was doing just that … Continue reading

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Emmylou – First Aid Kit

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You Can’t Choose To Be Happy …

happychoice

… so please stop trying.  Wait … wait … don’t start throwing stones at me just yet, hear me out. This isn’t the post I intended on writing today, but you know what they say about intentions (only my road to … Continue reading

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Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House

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Broken – Lifehouse

Feeling a little like this lately … but know that it’s only temporary  

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He Stopped Loving Her Today – George Jones

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Tapering Antidepressants

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I have heard about so many stories of doctors telling patients that they need to taper off of antidepressants and then give them tapering instructions that doom them to fail.  Taking a half dose for a week and then stopping … Continue reading

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