George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush’s Life Code*

  1. Tell the truth.
  2. Don’t blame people.
  3. Be strong.
  4. Do your best.
  5. Try hard.
  6. Forgive.
  7. Stay the course.

“That was, and is, the most American of creeds.” *

Seven Actions

There are seven actions. One for each day of the week.

I plan to think about one per day as part of my daily meditation to see how I can be a better person.

Thank you, President Bush, for your service to our country.

*The list and statement from the eulogy delivered by Jon Meacham, Bush biographer.

George H. W. Bush Funeral

 

A Nurse & A Purse…Beware!

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Long before I decided to date again, I was warned about men who were looking for “a nurse and a  purse”.   Continue reading “A Nurse & A Purse…Beware!”

Moving Toward Personal Peace

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~Photo Lori Greer, Portland, Oregon, USA.~

I went to an early morning yoga class recently.

In moving from a bending pose to a standing pose, I reached and pulled my hair out of my face.

In that instant, I felt a sense of peace.

Peace such as I have not felt in a long time.

Continue reading “Moving Toward Personal Peace”

A Random Shoe

I found this shoe placed upright in the middle of a small park near a lake.

It was out of place.  It made me wonder. Continue reading “A Random Shoe”

Sad News from Minnesota

Excuse the corn…

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A text circulated among some of my yoga buddies. Source unknown.

Have a happy, light-hearted day!

Why She Wanted to Kill Him…

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A man and a woman are in a “second time around” relationship.

Both bring baggage, hurt, and trepidation into the mix.

Things are going really, really well.

Until… Continue reading “Why She Wanted to Kill Him…”

This is the place

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I admit it.

I am a sucker for posters, book covers, bumper stickers.

I like this one because for me it goes to the heart of “could have, would have, should have”.

 

Child Labor

With the high cost of cancer treatment, it is important that all of our family pitch in and help!

Continue reading “Child Labor”

My New Wrench

The handle on my bathroom faucet disconnects about every 12 months.  In the past, I would not have thought twice about it as my husband would have repaired it.

I have learned that it is not easy to fix.  Continue reading “My New Wrench”

Then there were three…

Working on the Oregon coast today.  *

With temperatures in the 90’s in Portland,  Astoria is a cool choice in more ways than one!

First stop, the lovely port city of Astoria, also of “Free Willy” fame. Continue reading “Then there were three…”