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Friendship…

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These birds land in one of the redwood trees in our backyard almost every day around 5:00 pm. Friendship is a sheltering tree.  ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge For more “Wordful” / Wordless Wednesday photos, stop by Angie’s SevenClownCircus, Parenting by Dummies, 5MinutesforMom, and A Beautiful Mess. p.s. I’m having tooth/gum surgery this week, so I won’t be posting […] Read more…

Closer…

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One of the butterflies we released, taking a rest on our pear tree before flying away. “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” ~Author Unknown -and- “Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.  The time […] Read more…

Taking flight…

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Remember the butterflies I told you about? The weather was warm enough earlier this week to let them go. My daughter held one of them up, expecting it to fly away quickly. But it didn’t. Instead, it sat on her hand for several minutes, slowly beating its wings, almost like it was testing its ability before it would let go. We waited. […] Read more…

Winter is…

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Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire. It is the time for home.  ~Edith Sitwell   Wishing you good food, good warmth, and good company today. :) For more “Wordful” / Wordless Wednesday photos, stop by Angie’s […] Read more…

Becoming a butterfly…

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We ordered them from a catalog: Five very small and not-so-beautiful caterpillars. As the days passed, they grew. Crowded in their plastic house, they clamored over each other, inching along, but not really going anywhere. After what seemed like forever, they became chrysalises, then, beautiful butterflies. Isn’t that how it is with us sometimes? Something happens in our lives […] Read more…

A bend in the road…

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Just one of the beautiful views in Truckee, CA.  “A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.”  ~Author Unknown Wishing you encouragement as you encounter bends in your road. :) For more “Wordful” / Wordless Wednesday photos, stop by Angie’s SevenClownCircus, Parenting by Dummies, […] Read more…

Happiness…

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Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.  ~John Barrymore Wishing you happiness and open doors today… :) For more “Wordful” / Wordless Wednesday photos, stop by Angie’s SevenClownCircus, Parenting by Dummies, 5MinutesforMom, A Beautiful Mess, and Supermom. Read more…