Monthly Archives: December 2011

Looking Back at Post a Day 2011 — How’d You Do?

Looking Back at Post a Day 2011 — How’d You Do?. I made it to the end of the year. I have to say at the beginning of this year, I did not know how likely that was. I had … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter.  This is a photo of a dust storm from this summer here in the Phoenix area. We don’t get the amazing blizzards down here in Phoenix. I surely grew up with them, though, in MN and … Continue reading

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See the beauty

There was a wonderful quote in the newspaper that touched my heart for a few reasons. “Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe … Continue reading

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We were loved before we existed

“The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.” ― Charles Dickens An old friend of mine posted … Continue reading

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Candle Lighter Award: Candles in the Darkness Growing

I have seen the number of Candle Lighter awardees grow. People are, indeed, passing on my Candle Lighter Award. For those that haven’t seen the post for the award creation and description it is here http://believeanyway.wordpress.com/2011/12/18/creation-of-new-blog-award-the-candle-lighter-award/. It makes me happy … Continue reading

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A great soup recipe: Would be good for New Year’s

Are you looking for a good recipe for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day? This week between Christmas and New Year’s Day has been a relaxing one this year. I have had time off of work and a chance … Continue reading

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Are you good to people you don’t know? Daily Post Topic #345

Are you good to people you don’t know?. It is so important to be good to people. If I am only kind to those that are kind to me first, well then I am just returning the favor. If i … Continue reading

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