this year’s word

For the last half dozen years, as the old year closes, I’ve chosen a word to guide me – something to keep in mind over the course of the unfolding new year, something I hope will make the year even better. Sometimes I...

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make a wish

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. ~Doug Larson Loving dandelions feels like a revolutionary act. People in the suburbs don’t like them. There are whole aisles...

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word of the new(ish) year

Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, ‘Grow, grow.’ ~The Talmud I chose one little word again. Or it chose me. Other years I have wondered and wrestled with the word, dallied over the...

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light a fire

This year. Man, what a long strange trip it’s been. I’ve done better with the light quotes than I realised. I managed most of the ones I had in mind – even though some months that might have been all I posted...

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the things that sustain us

After five months of being ill, and two surgeries, I am on the other side. I am recovering. I am healing. I am building up my strength. I am a MAGIC HEALING PERSON. Or so one of my surgeons tells me. (I like him.) There were...

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the hills are alive

I had a hard time choosing a photo to go with this month’s light quote for my one little word. Only because I wanted to share something old from Greece. I opened that folder. And fell head-first like Alice down the rabbit...

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