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Learning to rest

Learning to rest

This is a photo of my beautiful house, from the bushes out the front, where I was looking for chicken eggs. I heard the chickens making a racket (the usual "behold! I have laid an egg!" racket) and they haven't been laying consistently in the coop for a while, so I...

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Where I’m at

Where I’m at

So it has been many a day since I have posted here, but given that I am now in a time where I want to process a few things and I a) do that best by writing, b) want to share what I’m writing in the hope that it helps someone else, and c) have the time to actually...

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Things I am grateful for today

Things I am grateful for today

Arg stupid black dog, begone! (I used the pic of the pug in the yellow hoodie as the image for this post because maybe if I think of the black dog like that instead of like a giant wolf, it won't seem quite so bad and I can laugh at it instead? Hmm) Ohhh boy feeling...

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Five thousand light years from Birdland

Five thousand light years from Birdland

So we've been playing Joe Zawinul's Birdland at Symphonic Band. It's one of those charts that is inextricably tied to high school for me when it was our signature tune in Little Big Band for a while. We thought we were cool. We were not. Having said that, Little Big...

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Things I am grateful for in September

Things I am grateful for in September

Sorting out my ergonomics I seem to have done something to my back. This happens periodically, and I can never work out what the inciting incident is, but I think it's because I carry stress there, and life has been very stressful for a while. I mentioned my...

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People…who need people

People…who need people

I went to a funeral today. It made me freshly grateful for the people I know, for the joys I have in life, for laughing, for crying, for being able to talk when things are tough, for being able to help when I can, for being loved and knowing that I am loved. I've been...

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I am passionate about gratitude and I write about it at Everyday Gratitude. I also have produced some nice things to help you get into gratitude, which you can buy here.

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