Orion’s Gift (again)

It seems as though a lifetime has passed since I started reading Orion’s Gift by Anneli Purchase.

Then, over a month ago, life was sweet and simple.

Now, adjusting  to the new normal,* I am finding my way back to some of my pleasures such as reading.

Reading at the end of the day is my “happy hour”. Continue reading “Orion’s Gift (again)”

Literary Drinking

 

Early church service at 8 A.M.

It was good to participate.

I left right after communion as I was emotionally spent.

Still adjusting.  Still coping.  Still grieving.  Just Walkin’ Continue reading “Literary Drinking”

Just Walkin’

I go  walking often.

My sweet dog Ginny accompanies me.

Regardless of the weather, walking refreshes and restores me. Continue reading “Just Walkin’”

The Streets of Portland

We are in shock in Portland over the murder of two men and the wounding of another man.

These were men who stood up to a man verbally assaulting two young women on public transit. *
Continue reading “The Streets of Portland”

Day 4

 

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“I learned how to summon, from somewhere deep within, the extra will I didn’t know I possessed.

Knowing it was there, and could be tapped again, gave me the boost of confidence I would rely on for years to come.”

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the legendary sports icons of the 20th century whose very name epitomizes boxing and conjures the image of a champion. Sugar Ray Leonard

Day 3

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Spring flowers on my dining room table.

Do everything you can to protect yourself from the hurtful action without letting go of compassion for the ignorance that prompted the hurtful action.*

*www.stressfree.org

Day 2

 

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Shallow Focus Photography of Green-Leaved Plant http://www.pexels.com

Today

I will think

As I act and speak.*

 

*www.stressfree.org

 

 

Urban Athlete?

Congratulations!

You’ve completed the NYC 3.1 miles.

You are one urban athlete!

You just stepped your way through the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K in NYC.

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Day 1

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Lemon Fruit on Branch from http://www.pexels.com

Today,

I will think thoughts

that I am proud to share with others.*

 

*www.stressfree.org

Any Excuse to Drink!

I have read that there are health reasons…something about red wine is good for my heart.

Nice to know, but I would drink a glass of wine regardless.

Continue reading “Any Excuse to Drink!”