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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Sunday Salon: November 30, 2014

It is cloudy, cold, and dreary this morning… seems as though the weather is giving me permission to stop, relax, and enjoy the peace of today before the official December frenzy of tomorrow. Reading:  Not a lot of traditional reading this week, but my husband did treat the girls of the family to a Martina …

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Sunday Salon: November 23, 2014

Most of my activity this week has surrounded final preparations for upcoming trips.  Since they were booked months ago, I have managed to contain my excitement – until now.  Here is a countdown of forthcoming events: Thanksgiving = 4 days away Christmas = 31 days away New Year’s = 38 days away Family Cruise = 56 …

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My Soul’s Agenda: an addendum

We are all a work in progress, aren’t we?  Well… at least I am. This blog has chronicled my soul-searching over the past six months.  When I retired in May, I knew I wanted to write – but what?  I knew I had a passion to teach writing – but how? I firmly believe everyone has a …

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Sunday Salon: November 16, 2014

Well, the meteorologists were 50% correct:  they predicted cold temperatures and 2-3 inches of snow this weekend.  It is now 17 degrees and I can count the number flakes that fell.  Those of us who enjoy the white stuff are a bit miffed, but at least we feasted on homemade Chicken Pot Pie soup and …

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The Power of a Preposition

My Bible study group is currently reading Gideon by Priscilla Shirer.  This week focused on God’s long-suffering and patience.  We all felt that at times we have tested His patience to the max.  We have felt His rolling-eyes, heavy sighs, and mumbling to Himself, “Will she ever get this right?!” But as I participated in …

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