Simplicity

The Cracked Pot

My daughter wanted to grow a garden, so we let her. We let her pick what she wanted to plant, the soil and the planters. It was a great lesson in teaching her that these flowers if you do not tend to them, they will wilt and they wont survive. They need your care for… Read More The Cracked Pot

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Labels

She said, He said, they said, who said what? Whom do you believe? My first ‘real job’ was at an engineering corporation where men hung naked calendars on the walls and I listened to the ‘dirty jokes’ until one day, I said nope, this is it. I asked them repeatedly to be professional, but I… Read More Labels

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The Forgotten Friend

“…A forgotten friend Yours in loyalty, in friendship To the end, to the end.” These lyrics written by Maria Daines and Paul Killington really do hit home for me. I’ve never really been the friend whose had a surprise birthday thrown for them. Or the one who gets invited to things on the side (in… Read More The Forgotten Friend

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Focus

I love to take pictures, but don’t get the wrong idea of me, because I am not a professional photographer. Half the time they are blurry and out of focus, or ones looking and the other is not. While I know the basics and CAN by a miracle capture some great memories, I leave the… Read More Focus

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The Land Before Mom

I have no idea why my brain left the movie plot of Land Before Time and gravitated into a different dimension. It happens sometimes, after you have watched a movie for the ninth time and your mind wanders off somewhere else. I felt a chuckle forming inside as it slowly turned the corners of my mouth outward… Read More The Land Before Mom

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PS. I love you, Mom

Friday afternoon, I decided to take my lunch break and walk down to the corner card shop to pick out Mom’s Mother’s Day card. At some point, while mulling over the cards, I took a trip down memory lane and decided this card had to be the best one I picked out – ever! I… Read More PS. I love you, Mom

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The Sad Happy Meal

See that picture above, that is what a “happy meal” (and happy face) should look like. Happy face for Mom also because the older I get realize it’s called a happy meal because hey, I don’t have to cook! There are things I am not proud of and I’m embarrassed to share, and one is… Read More The Sad Happy Meal