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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Just Call Me The Thinker



Cool cabinet door isn't it? 
I have been staring at it for a month, 
knowing full well my plan. 

Here is the problem, I over think.
Hopefully you are not so afflicted.
Over thinking has been a habit of
mine for a long time.

My new word, or phrase for this year is over thinking. It has to end.
Please tell me I'm not the only one 
doing this?

This is what happens, an idea will pop
into my head, I will spend weeks
working out all the details, only to
over think a project to death. And
that is exactly what happens, I seldom
put the project into action.

Well this habit has to end! It is
going to be a struggle changing, but
I just want to go from point A to
point B.  

Wish me luck in the new year and I
will keep you posted with my progress.


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Quiet Reflection Sunday- Thanksgiving



Thanksgiving Day is my favorite holiday. A time for
family and friends and taking care of others. It's a time
for feeding birds and animals. A time for giving thanks.
A time for food!! I love food. I am fortunate that I am
able to select what I would like for Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving is also a time when I remember those who
have moved on. I miss them so.

This year there is a new addition to the family, my son
will be flying in from San Francisco and my daughter
is cooking.

Today I think about my mother and the past. We always
had a large crowd at Thanksgiving. All I'm going to say
is Catholic. I'm sure you get the idea. It would take days to plan, shop, cook and ugh, the clean up.

I see Thanksgiving as a process, an installation of love.
There is beauty and art from cutting the vegetables to
serving a feast.

So I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
I'm praying for those who will not be eating and
enjoying company on Thanksgiving.

One more thing, it would seriously be remiss of me not mention football!!  When is kick-off?




Sunday, November 2, 2014

Quiet Reflection Sunday- Keira Victoria





I would like to introduce my new grand daughter,
Keira Victoria. Today I held her for the first time.
I was totally speechless.

All afternoon I have been searching the sages for
a poem to describe her. Nothing suited the spirit
of the occasion. So, I will write from the heart.

Dear sweet Keira, as I held you in my arms, love
poured from my heart to yours. I shall always
remember the moment. You are a special light
brought into this world by two loving parents.

May your life be filled with great joy and peace.
It is payback time for your mother, remember
I said that, lol.

May you see the beauty in all things and enjoy
all the natural world has to offer. You have
wonderful, loving parents, I wish you could have
seen the happiness on their faces when they held you.

I didn't want to forget to do a shout out to the twinkle
of my eye, Aedyn Christopher, Keira's big brother.

Marie and Matt, may you enjoy parenting Keira
all my best love,

Mom
Grandma