Category: A Musing

I THOUGHT SO

“The mind only knows its own point of view which it considers the truth.” Lately, because I’ve stopped watching and listening to popular media, I’ve had to find other things to listen to while out in my art studio.  James Taylor CD’s are one lovely option.  Others options include YouTube videos which feature some interesting…

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ENOUGH

“When your cup is full stop pouring.” We have an obesity crisis.  And our bodies are getting fat too.  But aside from that we are weighed down by the quantity of the stuff that we own, or that owns us. I once heard that the fastest growing segment of the real estate market is storage…

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FRUIT DELIGHT

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo Da Vinci I’ve been doing this post for almost two years now.  My goal was to post daily.  I can do it. What I can’t do is remain in the same mental state that I had when I started this blog.  Things change. First of all, I’m getting rather…

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SCREEN TIME

“Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life.”  Donald Miller The other day I got a notice on my phone.  It felt the urge to tell/warn me that the previous week my screen time was down 67%.  I was off the screen an average of 1 hour and 1…

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THE TABLE ARRIVED!

“All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.”  Sean O’Casey Oh, glory!  My art table arrived the other day.  Seeing I had such success with assembling  my new chair I knew the table would go together in about an hour.  How hard could it be?  I was about to find out!…

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CHAIR DISTRUCTIONS

“Never ask a blind man for directions.” For those of you who follow/read my blog, you may have noticed that I use the word “distructions”.  It’s a word that was coined by my youngest son when he was a wee one.  We were assembling something, probably a toy, and his advice, combining the words directions…

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HAPPINESS IS

“If you want to be happy, be grateful.” The above quote is from a song.  It goes on to speak of kindness and love and other things that don’t always seem appealing, especially when I use a magnifying mirror to look at my face. So if any of you are also, on occasion, having trouble…

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THANK YOU FOR THE UPGRADE

“Look for the helpers.”  Fred Rogers So I woke up the other morning and my phone had a message for me.  The message on the screen said, “You may already be a winner! While you were sleeping we upgraded your phone.  Your family is proud of you.  You will lose ten pounds by Christmas!” or…

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ROBERT AND RAISINS

“Raisin cookies are the only reason I have trust issues.” I have a friend, Robert, who is quite an adventuresome foodie.  However, when it comes to raisins he will only say that raisins are just wrong.  He doesn’t see the reason for their creation or consumption.  Aside from that he’s a pretty normal person. So…

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CONVENIENCE

“Be the person you want to spend time with.” Good Day!  It is cloudy and drizzly and I still feel great!  (Thank you for sharing, Grandma Pat). I’ve begun to appreciate that I live in a world of extreme convenience.  Case and point …  I’m going to an event and need to bring a gift…

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