5 Things Quarantine Has Made Me Thankful For

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With all of the uncertainty that is going on in the world around us right now, it can be easy to get lost in a sea of worry. We rely on the news for up to the minute coverage, with the latest stats and numbers, but that can easily become…

For the heroes and helpers

This video was posted today by a fellow blogger who is a hero and a helper herself. When you watch it, you will see that, truly, the entire world is in this together. Click on the link to watch… For the heroes and helpers

Quarantine Life

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Well folks, it’s the beginning of week 2 of quarantine. Is anyone else going crazy yet? I fall into that ever so challenging bucket of mom/teacher/corporate worker….all from home, all at the same time! Somehow, I’m managing to juggle video conference calls throughout the day, helping my 4th grader with…

The Power of a Song…

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One morning this past week, I woke up on the total wrong side of the bed. Everything seemed to be going wrong: I woke up late, hated everything I picked out to wear that day but didn’t have time to change my mind, didn’t like my hair, barely got my…

Eat More Chicken!

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Chic-fil-A may be closed on Sundays, but these cows still want us to eat more chicken! I took these pics on another afternoon walk to visit the cows in the pasture behind our subdivision. The sun beginning to go down made for a pretty backdrop. We’ve nicknamed the bull my…

Over the Edge for Charity

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Over the recent Valentine’s Day weekend, my husband and I flew to Orlando, FL. While this was our first getaway as a couple, without our son, in 9 years, we had a very special reason for going. Plus, we had some quality time together over the most romantic day of…

Monday Memories: Australian troops returning from Vietnam, 1969

In 1962, Australia began its involvement in the Vietnam War by sending 30 military advisors to South Vietnam. Over the next decade that military commitment escalated to a peak of over 7500 personnel including engineers, surgical teams and combat troops. In 1970, Australia began a phased withdrawal of forces from South Vietnam, and by the…

How to Deal with Difficult People

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We all have those people in our lives that are more difficult than others. Often, they cause great frustration and can be absolutely maddening. You may or may not be able to avoid them. In my case, I deal with one particular person professionally who hides behind their computer. They…

Sunday afternoon stroll

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We live only 15 minutes outside of town, but it’s far enough to be considered the countryside. My family and I live in a small subdivision that backs up to farmland. We bundled up on this chilly winter day, and took our french bulldog, Bella, on a walk to visit…