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Our Choices

Our Choices

“In life our first job is this, to divide and distinguish things into two categories: externals I cannot control, but the choices I make with regard to them I do control. Where will I find good and bad? In me, in my choices.” ~ Epictetus The rain began to fall, and far from home or […]

Take a Walk

Take a Walk

“It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche The ‘Real Feel’ is 38 degrees. The sun is nowhere to be seen, and the wind seems to be whipping in to lower that real feel to freezing. Brr. Still, there is nothing like fresh air. Bundled up, we can get out almost […]

Making Repairs

Making Repairs

“We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven’t had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe.” ― Rudyard Kipling, Two chairs are pulled away from our table because their joints aren’t holding well. My blouse with the pretty stitching on it is sitting […]

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