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Gratitude Sunday: The Village Auntie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “So you start one person at a time. Change one person, you can change a village.” Robin Quivers Sunday Haiku Mild summer solstice, sun creeps inexorably southward once again. Sunday Musings Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mama, Mama

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. [Being a mom] is the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Opening Imagination; or, Proactive Thinking

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Train Music

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we’ve lost and what leisure we’ve sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: My Medicare Birthday; or, Riding The Unicorn

Gratitude * Sunday Quotes of the Week – “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Betty Friedan “Don’t underestimate the transition between farewell and new departure. Give yourself the time you need. Some thresholds … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Lessons From Dad

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I was born by myself, but carry the spirit and blood of my father, mother, and ancestors. So I am never really alone.” Ziggy Marley Sunday Haiku Weather shifts hot, cool, from … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The System Is Broken

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide for those who have too little.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mother, Goddess, Warrior

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “My mother always taught us that if people don’t agree with you, the important thing is to listen to them. But if you’ve listened to them carefully and you still think that … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Down The Garden Path

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” Margaret Atwood in Bluebeard’s Egg Sunday Haiku What lovely surprise! Hope eternal as flowers spring sprouting from dirt. … Continue reading

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