The Right Time

To change as gracefully as the seasons. I had to smile at myself as I was trying to make the bedroom blinds hang level. Gently releasing the left cord and then the right, back and forth until it fell into a level edge. I thought, “Wow Barb. If only you could do that in real […]

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A Mustard Seed

I went to a Farmer’s Market Friday. There was a lady there selling handmade necklaces and mosaic dinnerware. Out of all the necklaces on display, this one spoke to me. It’s a mustard seed. I smiled, paid the lady and brought it home. I haven’t worn it yet, but surely will. What’s funny is I […]

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Waiting to Bloom

It’s odd, how you pack up your belongings, and move into a new space. It’s the same stuff you’ve had, but it finds new places to nest. This house doesn’t have a mudroom, so the dogs are fed in a breezeway. Three weeks later, they know which cabinet holds the food, and which drawer has […]

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Sow Some Seeds (Part 3)

What resonated with you in yesterday’s post? My daughter’s favorite part is, “I will live as all good actors do when they are on stage-only in the moment. I cannot perform at my best today by regretting my previous act’s mistakes or worrying about the scene to come.” My favorite is, “I will embrace today’s […]

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The Other Side

Growing up I saw my Mother and Grandmother worry about everything. Most of which, hadn’t even happened yet. I promised myself right then and there…I would not do that when I grow up. Still haven’t grown up, but I don’t worry! I have not seen where worrying has ever solved a potential crisis. It takes […]

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