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20 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Here’s What You Do When You’re Feeling Bad!

I haven’t written a joy post in a long time. It’s probably been almost a year. I didn’t feel all that joyful to tell you the truth.

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25 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Is It Time For Me To Join The Convent?

I live next door to some lovely ladies who are called Didi’s (sisters or yogic nuns) in the organization Ananda Marga. When I first moved to Asheville seven years ago and met them, I wasn’t sure how to act around them. I had never spent time with a group of nuns such as themselves. These […]

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09 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Are You Tired Of Poodie Duty?

My husband and I have had dogs as part of our family for almost 30 years. That’s a lot of Poodie. That’s what we call it, you may have your own cute little term for dog feces. UCH! We used to live on an acre with lots of woods behind our house. Our dogs were […]

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02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How I Got My Momma On April Fools Day!

Well, did you make a Fool of someone yesterday? I was able to pull a good one on my mother. My mother is eighty eight and a fabulous lady. She lives in Ohio by herself, rents a duplex and keeps her house neat and clean as a pin. About a month ago, she called me […]

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01 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why I’ll Never Do Another April Fools Day Prank!

This morning at breakfast my husband reminded me that it was April Fools Day. How could it have slipped my mind? My favorite day. My first thought was……oh no…..I haven’t planned anything. I can’t let the day go by without pulling a prank on somebody. My mind started going like crazy, thinking of all the […]

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23 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Do You Have Bumble Bee Syndrome?

On one hand, you are totally in the moment and living from a spontaneous place experiencing joy, and on the other hand you are buzzing around like a bumble bee not getting the important things done first because you are so scattered.

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27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Drag Queen Bingo

I am fortunate to live in a town that not only has the usual things to offer like opera, music, dance, galleries etc., but this unique town of Asheville  offers some things that are a little bit out of the ordinary. The other night I happened to come across an ad for Drag Queen Bingo. […]

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20 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Have Your Doves Landed?

I hope everyone had a lovely Valentines Day whether you spent it alone or with someone. I had the most interesting Valentines Day morning. I got up, went downstairs and made my husband and I a lovely  breakfast. We sat down at the table to eat and all of a sudden two doves appeared. They […]

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10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Five Fun Valentine Ideas!

If you are stuck in the rut of giving Flowers and Candy to your partner every Valentines Day, here are a few new ideas that may interest you. This first one is a practical idea but a nice thing to do for someone. 1. Take your partners car and have it detailed. This time of […]

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02 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Attention Men…. Slow Down!

I remember when I first met my husband and we went out for dinner together. We would eat soooooo slowly it was ridiculous. We would order a bottle of wine, drink it, get silly, sit and laugh. We would take itty bitty bites of our food so delicately because we didn’t want to look like […]

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