Monthly Archives: March 2012

Meet Jesus At the Well

I formulated the idea for this post on the 31st of March; but due to other obligations I couldn’t put the post together until today. I am sorry for clogging your mailboxes with so much today. But when you read, … Continue reading

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Is This Happening in the USA? YES.

I first saw this story on Katharine Trauger’s blog. This story has to get out. this family is going through heck. …pray for them….pass the word, please, please, please.

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Throughout My Days

“Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built on the labours of my fellowmen, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.” — Albert Einstein … Continue reading

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In the Peaceful Quiet, I Walk With God

I love imagery, music, metaphor, poetry, art, nature…all things beautiful. This lovely photo is one I have posted before. It is at the Riparian Preserve near our library. I like to look at the photo and imagine myself walking into … Continue reading

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What is your heart conscious of?

A friend of ours was out here(a few months ago) visiting in AZ and took this picture. It is a lovely moon-rise. I have always loved sunrises and sunsets. I love being with my friends, and family. All of these … Continue reading

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Part of My Sunshine Was Hidden By A Cloud!

Earlier I posted about receiving and passing on the sunshine Award: But unfortunately I published the wrong version! I left off a blogger….and I know, I had 11 not 10—but seriously, I had two number 10s. Rather than re-publish the … Continue reading

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Erin Go Bragh

March makes me think of oh so many things Irish. Half my ancestors are Irish, and more than half of my husband’s are Irish. So when our daughter was born we named her Erin. She had so many battles to … Continue reading

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Genuinely Touching Poetry

I am giving the Genuine Blogger Award to 2 blogs today. This award has no rules or requirements. You can pass it along whenever you feel like it to whomever you wish once you receive it. Now, I have never … Continue reading

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Share Your World Week 16

I am a member of Share Your World Sunday. Cee puts out a list of questions on Sunday, and we respond. As you can see, the questions are fun ways for us to get to know each other a little … Continue reading

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We’ll Sing in the Sunshine…We’ll Laugh Every Day

Renee aka Positive boomer on 3/12 gave me the Sunshine Award and the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. She gave it to me at this link. Today I am passing on the Sunshine Award. http://positiveboomer.wordpress.com/2012/03/12/thank-you/. thanks so much, Renee; you are always … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Through

Weekly Photo Challenge: Through. The WordPress weekly photo challenge for 3/23 was Through. this photo was taken through an arch area at Taliesin West, designed by world-famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Light

http://jakesprinters.wordpress.com/2012/03/24/sunday-post-light/….I am submitting this for Jake’s Sunday post. This week the topic is Light. As you can imagine, that is a favorite topic of mine!! This particular photo was actually taken by the MN Historical society. However, it is a … Continue reading

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Red Boxes to Help Them

100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#35 Posted on March 19, 2012 http://jfb57.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups-week-35/ Each week participants in this challenge write a 100 word story using(and including)  the prompt for the week. The prompt for the week is “… the red box … Continue reading

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(Award)Alphabet Soup

Jay’s favs on 2/25 awarded me with the ABC award way, way back in February. http://jayjaysfavorites.wordpress.com/2012/02/ . It stands for Awesome Blog Content. {Just to be clear it isn’t the alphabet soup award; I just thought that would make a clever … Continue reading

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BFFs, Ya-Yas, Twins, and Cousins

In my life there have been magical, mystical moments and times. Some of the ones dearest to my heart have been moments when I have felt so incredibly connected, alive, loved, understood, accepted…..moments when I feel I have discovered a … Continue reading

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The Greatest

It is spring practice time for baseball, and the Cactus League teams have been in Arizona all month. The teams are trying to work out the kinks so that they are ready for the regular season. At the same time, … Continue reading

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Is Your Per Diem Cash or Carpe Diem?

When I was working in the corporate world there were many times I traveled on business. One of the options we had for submitting our expenses was to take the per diem rate. What that meant was the company would … Continue reading

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Build A New Model

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”–Buckminster Fuller I think that in my life I have often followed that advice. Not as a revolutionary, but … Continue reading

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Re-Kindled

What does it mean these days to re-kindle? Does it mean to download another book to your Kindle? I suppose it could. I do have a Kindle, and it sure comes in handy for fast purchases of books. But to … Continue reading

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No Shivering

“The fact is that in order to do any thing in this world worth doing, we must not stand shivering on the bank thinking of the cold and the danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we … Continue reading

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How Strong Do You Stand?

I thought I had published this on Sunday, March 18th. In looking back through my posts today (3/22) I discovered I had clicked ‘save draft’ instead of publish. Perhaps I had not had my coffee yet….Anyway, although today is 3/22, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual. The 3/16 challenge is to post photo(s) that are in some way unusual. The photo below is of a simple red parking meter. The concept behind it is not one bit simple ~ it is beautiful and … Continue reading

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Fair Weather To Your Heels

St. Patrick’s Day has always been one of my favorites. I cue up my Irish music every St. Patrick’s Day. I listen to the Clancy Brothers, the Chieftains, Bing Crosby, and all kinds of other Irish folk singers. I listen … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
Sucuri, the web security specialists, published “Brute force attacks against WordPress sites,” an in depth look at not just the importance of a strong password but the brute force nature and anatomy of login…

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Begorrah ~ ‘Tis the Brisket

I am going to be making my corned beef and cabbage tomorrow. For years I battled my stockpot and water boiling over. Then I decided to make it in my crock pot instead. Once I did that, I have never … Continue reading

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Bossed Around By a Fortune Cookie

Today is Friday and life is good. My son and I had some Chinese food for lunch today, and of course had fortune cookies for dessert. They are so much fun, and sometimes even give you food for thought. When … Continue reading

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Hallelujah-Inducing Moments

There are days that I think simply ARE hallelujah days. Days when it seems there is reason to have a joyful spirit. Today is Thursday. I love Thursdays…it is a day when I take stock of the week thus far. … Continue reading

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Faith and the Inner Heart

During difficult times it can be challenging to hang on to your faith. There may be times when folks feel like they have lost their faith. They may say they cannot feel God’s presence or feel that they even have … Continue reading

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I love math: Pi day

Today was pi day. Yep 3/14. I have always enjoyed algebra. I especially love linear equations. I find them to be fun. Single linear equations and solving systems of linear equations. I didn’t use to like geometry. But this year … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Teachers

I was talking to my mom yesterday. We were discussing how blessed I have been throughout my life to continually be exposed to and surrounded by inspirational, positive role models. God must have known how deeply I needed that to … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t It Be Fun If Life Was a Musical Play?

When I was growing up, my folks loved musicals. They were huge fans of movie musicals and musical plays, too. The loved Gene Kelly and so do I. My dad would sometimes break into “the old soft shoe” in our … Continue reading

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