Rambling Morning Thoughts

I’ve always been a writer, at least inside my heart, for as long as I can remember. I wanted to be a journalist even before I knew there was a word, a title, for what I wanted to do / be when I grew up. I never doubted my vision or that it was the […]

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Just as we are

Okay, I haven’t posted any quotes or thoughts for awhile so this one is going to be “off the cuff” . . . I have been thinking about attitude today, about trying to stay positive even in the face of set backs and losses. I tend to bury my stress under activity sometimes, I push […]

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Crayons

I feel like writing tonight, like I should be writing . . . but no topic seems to bring enough thoughts to wend a tale . . . There seem to be so many writers in the world today with so much to say . . . so many news stations and so much information; […]

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Turn Back Time

You know how you always see those articles titled “What I would say to my younger self?” Well, I’d like to think that I’d tell my younger self the same things I wish I could say to the young women of today. I wish I could let them know that there’s nothing they can’t do, […]

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Change

Today as I made my commute home in rush hour traffic, I longed for the day when the road might be filled with autonomous vehicles. Oh, I know the doubts and fear that people have, but honestly, has there ever been a great change in technology when people haven’t been scared? Those that loved their […]

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Bitters and Pickle Juice

Today has been tough digestively. I suffer from Gastroparesis, (GP) delayed gastric emptying. It’s an odd disease, seemingly going into remission for long stretches of time only to return with a vengeance. It means many of the foods I love are off-limits – salad, raw apples, bananas, steak, celery, (oh I miss celery), fresh green […]

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At the End of the Day

I turned the BIG something “O” this year and just thinking about that number is still scary. It has taken months to accept; months of doldrums. Maybe not for the reasons you think, at least not primarily for those reasons. Sure, I wish my skin was firm and my back didn’t ache, but mostly I […]

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Full-Screen Gallery Post

This is a post with post format gallery and the [gallery] shortcode inserted into the body of the post. When you set the post format to gallery, the theme will automatically take the images of that gallery and show them in a slider at the top of the content.

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An Image Post

This is an image post. There’s isn’t really anthing special about it, other than selecting the “Image” post format. We’ve still just applied a featured image and set it to link to its enlarged version in a lightbox.

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Full-Width Gallery Post

This is a post with post format gallery and the [gallery] shortcode inserted into the body of the post. When you set the post format to gallery, the theme will automatically take the images of that gallery and show them in a slider at the top of the content.

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