Category Archives: Positive Thinking

Rain Delay

This spring has been delayed due to chilly, rainy weather and lack of sunshine. I last posted an optimistic blog about spring whispering.  Since then, winter yelled back. A little snow, a little ice, a lot of cold rain. It’s … Continue reading

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A whisper

Spring whispered to me this morning from my backyard. It was a very quiet whisper.  After all, it is February 13th in Illinois. Whispers are good.  Hope is better! For today friends, have hope!  

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January thoughts

Hi friends – I’ve missed ya!  The deck is craving some coffee, don’t you think? To fill some winter hours, I can waste a lot of time looking at Pinterest.  Where else do you find recipes and pictures of the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Bug?

What is that I feel in the air?  Could it be?  Surely not… Moi?  Feeling … Christmas-y??  I hope it isn’t just a 24-hour bug or something.  I mean, what if the Grinch’s heart really does grow 3 times its … Continue reading

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Incomplete thoughts

My random thoughts this weekend have narrowed down to this: Routines have their place.  Structure provides stability.  But, I’m over rigidity. I would have missed watching the timber behind my house come alive this morning if I had been on … Continue reading

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New views

The “new” old house in town is already changing!  The monstrous yews in front had to go. BEFORE:That picture doesn’t really show how monstrous they were.  They were hide-a-bear big … if we had bears, that is. AFTER:Now, it’s neat and … Continue reading

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Happy is as Happy does

Dusk told me it was time to start gathering my tools and project supplies and start thinking about what I was going to make for supper (popcorn). Movement in the former goat pen caught my eye.  It is the only lot … Continue reading

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