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Happiness and the meaning of life

For as long as I can remember, there has always been this dichotomous desire for two opposite types of lifestyle: simple, quiet, peaceful / extraordinary, revolutionary, accomplished. I know that these traits can all coexist within the same life, but … Continue reading

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Seven months of Senya

We spent the day doing questionnaires in two more schools, but the most noteworthy fact about today is that it is Senya’s 7 month birthday. This girl is so precious, and I love knowing her and being her mom. I … Continue reading

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Back from the Dead: A “Stinker” Post

I am so sorry that this poor little blog has been so neglected for a while now. It reminds me of so many plants that I’ve remembered just a little too late and discovered just a little too dead. The … Continue reading

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Goals!

SO, I have been trying to run again. Yes, I think I wrote that correctly. I am not quite ready to say, “I’ve been running again.” See, I have standards for what that would mean. And what I am doing … Continue reading

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Rumination

I am really tired tonight, folks, and my writing may reflect that. I thought that I would briefly mention rumination before retiring to bed for the night. Rumination is the term for a concept with which most people are familiar. … Continue reading

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FLOW

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly … Continue reading

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