Category: Rambling

The Barn Door

Counting My Blessings—What an Awful Life

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Thanks For Sharing! Awful or Awe-Full During a recent meditation I was surprised to find myself reflecting on the word Awful. Like so many words we use without ever really thinking about them, the word originally had a very different definition. The archaic definition: Inspiring reverential wonder or fear… Synonyms: awe-inspiring, awesome, impressive; dread, fearful.  Somewhere along the line, the… Read more →

Baby Gwen & Dad

Florida Memories

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Thanks For Sharing!  Note: Today’s Post is another from the archive of my former Blogger Blog, “A Glitch in Time”, that I recently took offline.  My Father passed away in December, 2015. I wrote the following Post in June, 2013 for him on the occasion of his Birthday and Fathers Day. This will be the second anniversary of his Birthday since… Read more →

Sales Map in Work Room

Notes and an Homage to Our Beautiful Planet

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Thanks For Sharing!World Environment Day June 5th 2017 Today is World Environment Day. It is day set aside to encourage everyone to become involved with our planet, her plight and to go outside, to take action and imitative. This year’s theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’. Everyone is encouraged to get outside and connect with nature. Most of us live near… Read more →

A Brand New Day

Looking Back—Moving Forward

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Thanks For Sharing!A Brand New Day Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens on the album Teaser and the Firecat released in 1971   Morning has broken, like the first morning Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird Praise for the singing, praise for the morning  Praise for the springing fresh from the word   I recently, and somewhat reluctantly, took down my first Blog—a Blogger… Read more →

All That Glitters- Gold Crush

Weekly Feature #24—All That Glitters (Gold, Gilt, Glitz)

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Thanks For Sharing!Birthday Party! We will be celebrating throughout the month. Use code: VINTAGENIRVANA for a 20% discount on all sales over $10 for the entire month of May Crushing on the Gilt!   When I look around my home and examine my life/lifestyle these days, I am often taken aback by the degree and breadth of change the last few… Read more →

We Live Inside a Miracle...

Earth Day #47—Listen to Your Mother

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Thanks For Sharing!Earth Day…April 22nd 2017   This is what we need to remember on Earth Day, and each day—the very complex, interconnected and interdependent, ecosystem we live in is A Miracle.  It is a miracle of breathtaking beauty, amazing diversity, magnificent complexity and awesome intricacy. It is a Miracle it has survived the abuses heaped upon it by the human… Read more →

Hello spring 2017

Hello Spring 2017

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Thanks For Sharing!Bidding a Warm Welcome to the Vernal Equinox   Happy Spring everyone. Winter officially ended at 6:29 a.m. EDT this morning. All things being Equal ( I manage to say these words at least once every vernal and autumnal equinox!  😮 ) I was so ready for winter to end. Even though it has been a mild winter here… Read more →

Fall at Kaylah's - Bella on the Porch

Autumn Evenings on the Back Porch

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Thanks For Sharing!Being in Tune with the Season It’s 5:59 PM, and although today itself hasn’t been very eventful, the past couple of days have been non stop exhausting. Now, I haven’t hopped on the Christmas music train just yet, unlike most of my Facebook peers, but I am guilty of utilizing Spotify for its ‘Autumn Acoustic’ playlist. I am in… Read more →

Waiting For Hurricane Matthew

Anticipation—Before the Storm

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Thanks For Sharing!Waiting for Hurricane Matthew As I write this post, the hurricane is still far to the south, apparently strengthening in the warm waters of the Caribbean.  However, the bands of rain are arriving more frequently now. It is pelting my office window, and the breeze is definitely intensifying as this long afternoon winds by. We spent the morning… Read more →