Category Archives: The empty nest

365 GIFTS

  While pondering what I wanted for my birthday this year, I realized that as I enter the second half of my fiftieth decade, (WHHAATT!) I don’t want one singular gift…I want 365 gifts!  Gifts of all kinds, from all … Continue reading

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THE PEAK SEASON

  I will not tread lightly into this season of my life.  The middle season.  Between the sunrise and the sunset.  The peak season, nestled amongst the dark and the light.  I will be steadfast, enveloped by a consciousness of … Continue reading

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Illuminating J-O-Y

We are in the home run stretch of building our “Not So Empty Nest.”  Can I get an amen!!!  We will be moving out of our rental at the end of January.  Which translated, means…it’s crunch time!  Due to all … Continue reading

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all things BIG and small

When you’re in the midst of oodles of small things, they feel like big things.  Until you’re smack-dab in the middle of a big thing.  Then you remember how blessed you were to be absorbed in a lot of small … Continue reading

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Harvesting Autumn

I stand amongst rows of pumpkins.  Lined up like a marching band arranged across a football field.  Happy, as the gentle sun washes across my face, while a crisp air dances on my skin.  Various colors and shapes call out … Continue reading

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Aerating your Lawn: A Metaphor for Life

Last weeks blogpost was heavy…very heavy.  It felt good to release that part of me.  An incremental speck of who I am.  I’ve been called an old soul, philosophical (much to my family’s chagrin at times), and I recently learned … Continue reading

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