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Yearly Archives: 2016

Winning ways

We have winners. The odds were incredibly elevated for the book draw. Winners of the two books are Steph Y and Melanie W. Your books will be on their way this afternoon. For those who read last week’s post, these lovely ladies had their names drawn and the only ‘cost’ for the book is to write a […]

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Two books I’m giving away

Who doesn’t like giveaways? Who doesn’t like free books? Who still writes letters? oops, I heard a groan for that last one, I know I did. I am planning on giving away a couple books. Now these are not brand new, off the shelf, but they have been read and enjoyed sometimes by a few […]

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Lately …

The moment I stopped spending so much time chasing the big pleasure of life, I began to enjoy the little ones: like watching the stars dancing in moonlit sky, or soaking in the sunbeams of a glorious summer morning. — Robin Sharma Lately  … Learning & Training: I’ve been spending a great deal of time […]

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spices from a million flowers

Stargazer lilies perfume the evening breeze. The soft mutterings of geese can be heard as they float along the beach below. The light is golden against the trees, pink against the horizon, and stretching shadows into thin comedies. Since welcoming Heidi to our home, life has become busier than that of a backyard bee, with […]

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Monday, Monday

Looks like I missed two Monday posts. It’s been busy around here, I’ve been rather pre-occupied, and generally discombobulated. So here’s the scoop. A few months ago we agreed we couldn’t live without an Aussie in our life so began the search. Because we had some specific criteria, we didn’t jump at the first litter […]

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