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STOP. Just breathe. Hugger Tree. #Trees #Nature #ForestBathing

Hugger Tree #ThursdayTreeLove

Stand tall and proud, Go out on a limb, Remember your roots, Drink plenty of water, Be content with your natural beauty, and enjoy the view. So many lessons to learn from trees, eh? And what excellent advice. Here…

Fences vs Bridges #WednesdayWisdom story #relationships
Relationships Wednesday Wisdom

Fences vs Bridges #WednesdayWisdom

Two brothers lived next door to each other, tending their farms. They shared machinery, traded labor and other stuff from time to time. Forty years passed. They got into one of those misunderstandings. However, the minor issue became a…

My Mother and I #AtoZChallenge #Relationships #Mom
#AtoZChallenge Relationships

My Mom and I

Dear Mi, When I think back to the times we spent together, I can’t help but smile and occasionally burst into laughter. Your sense of humor was so very charming and you always believed laughter was the best medicine.…

Frenemy. Who is yours? #Relationships #AtoZChallenge #parenting #friendships
#AtoZChallenge Parenting Relationships


I first heard the word frenemy three decades ago. I thought the teenager who used it had made it up, and thought it was quite clever, as it made so much sense. But no—it has been used as far…

Picking the Right Furniture for Your Family #relationships #tips

Picking the Right Furniture for Your Family

Choosing the right furniture for your family room, den, or living room can take some planning, especially if you have several age groups under one household like ours had. In fact, even with the three of us, we are…