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Goose in a Bottle?

January 10, 2012

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“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” Gladys Browyn It’s been a lovely few days for some reason I can’t quite pinpoint, but perhaps it’s because I feel like I am growing. I often joke with E’s therapists how she tends to plateau and then all of a sudden she will do 3 new things […]

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“Romancing” Romance.

January 9, 2012

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“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” ~ Amanda Cross Ahhh yes, “the dust of everyday life”..or as I call it “the routine.” There are some things I love about routine…the predictability, the scheduling, planning the knowing what is going to happen, when it’s going to happen, […]

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Out on a Limb, An Intersection in Life.

January 5, 2012

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“1) She doesn’t get eaten by the eel at this time. 2) WHAT!? 1) I’m explaining to you because you look nervous. 1)I’m not nervous. Well, maybe I was a bit…concerned but that’s not the same thing.” ~The Princess Bride Today, I am so excited and a bit “concerned’ (not nervous see above:)) as I […]

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The 12 month “me-moon” Challenge.

January 4, 2012

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Seeing this quote got me thinking about a conversation that I recently had with my friend A regarding her recent business trip to New York.  Her walk through SOHO along the cobblestone streets with the chill in the air.  Her scarf pulled tightly around her neck to shield her from the foreign and exhilarating cold. […]

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Finding Moments for Tiny Delights.

January 3, 2012

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“I have never been a millionaire. But I have enjoyed a crackling fire, a glorious sunset, a walk with a friend, and a hug from a child. There are plenty of life’s tiny delights for all of us.” Jack Anthony Tonight as I sat on my bed working a bit while the kids were out […]

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New Year, Old Reminders

January 2, 2012

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(Shared from Pinterest) As we all head into a new year, perhaps full of good intentions (and you know what they say about those), it seems like a good time to look at guiding sentiments with new eyes and new breath. To take words like these and make them tenants for ourselves and for our […]

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Wishing You Lots of Unseen Things in 2012

December 30, 2011

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Grounded in persistence, a Humanitarian and Author: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 16, 2011

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“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak” ~ Thomas Carlyle One thing I love love love about this “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” series is that it allows me to ask questions of people I find, fascinating, inspiring, funny, […]

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A lovely thought for Wednesday.

December 13, 2011

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  This is truly part of what I love about my new life as a blogger. I am so fortunate that this happens to me on almost a daily basis. Here, through your comments, on the ‘myewfavoriteday’ Facebook page or on Twitter, as well as, the inspiring images that are shared with me by so […]

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Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.

December 12, 2011

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We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this […]

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