• Gratitude
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

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    “Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full […]

  • Life in Retirement
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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    “Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” ~ Saadi I consider myself to be a relatively patient person. I appreciate the value of waiting for something. I believe we appreciate more that which we wait and work to receive. I don’t like to be hurried, preferring to take my time and plan […]

  • Aging
  • Monday, September 19, 2016

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    “You feel fine, and then, when your body can’t keep fighting, you don’t.” ~ Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember “By morning I was worn out. My limbs felt heavy as wood, my head cottony. I might’ve felt better if I hadn’t slept at all.” ~ Ransom Riggs, Hollow City I don’t talk about it […]

  • Photography
  • Sunday, September 18, 2016

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    “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~ William Cullen Bryant We’re going to the dark side in the Studio 2.O class with Kim Klassen this week and, with the change in weather, it’s a perfect time to do so. I lean toward lighter, airier images but I’m finding beauty in the darkness too. Life’s like that […]