Category Archives: new year

Gratitude – The Joy of Surprise

My resolution/goal/to-do/self-improvement for January is to write about something for which I am grateful. When I thought about what I was most grateful for yesterday, the first thing that came to mind was Steve cooking dinner for us. As some … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Old Friend

The story of love is hello and goodbye. ~~Jimi Hendrix I’ve had many relationships in my life that have come and gone, for a variety of reasons. Often, to overcome the sadness that often arrived with the end of the … Continue reading

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HAPPY New Year!

The January issue of Real Simple magazine contained a series of articles on happiness – appropriate for the New Year, since it’s what we think about as we “start with a clean slate.” I was particularly interested in the article “The History of Happiness.”  … Continue reading

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