Category: A Musing

FODMAP

“Follow the yellow brick road.” A few posts back I mentioned the magazines I got from the library.  The real reason I took them is I’m making a Treasure Map.  That’s a trick I learned from a friend as a way of designing your life. The map is actually a collection of pictures (those from…

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EAU DE PAGE 47

“Perfume is a message.”  Paloma Picasso The Picasso responsible for the above quote is actually the daughter of the artist, Pablo Picasso. She is known for her love of the color red, which became her trademark when she began wearing red lipstick at the age of six.  Are you still with me? Her perfume bears…

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TECHNOLOGY

“Today is a gorgeous day to go outside and look at your phone.” In the past I’ve shared that my granddaughter, Miah, is helping me navigate the world of technology.  She’s the techno wizard behind my blog.  What I need to confess is that when she points me toward a site where I can find…

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DINING OUTISH

“Honey, I made your favorite.  Reservations!” The other night I dined out with two friends.  The food was good but not the center of our attention.  It was the fun of being together and planning a few travel adventures. One of the women in our group is a seasoned traveler and jumped right on the…

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THANK YOU

“A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.” OK.  This post is going to annoy some people.  So if you’re not in a mood to be annoyed you can stop reading right now.  And as the Sweet Potato Queen is apt to say, “Ask me how much I care.”  (Did she take her meds this…

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DRESSED UP DRESSER

“I just want to drink coffee and paint furniture.” I think it’s simply a shame that humans have been led to believe that there’s a right way when it comes to decorating and/or art.  Fortunately, I’m not one for such rules because I generally can’t understand what people are talking about or I’m too busy…

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KALIMBA

“Music is what feelings sound like.” I recently attended a music weekend with my brother, which I mentioned on August 2.  But I didn’t share a most wonderful purchase I made after the event.  One of the members with one of the bands was playing an instrument that sounded like an adult music box.  I…

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THE DOORS

“Today is a perfect day for opening a new door!” Behind our house is a shed that used to be a shed.  With a bit of imagination, love, and skill, it became my art studio, or as I say, the place where I go to play.  Because the structure is over a hundred years old…

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THE SOUND OF SILENCE

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”  Ram Dass I know the above quote is supposed to be inspiring, almost on a spiritual level.  In most circumstances it probably is.  But really, not every truth is always true.  To explain. I recently attended a music weekend with my brother because a few months…

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BLOOMING FRIENDSHIPS

“The earth laughs in flowers.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson This past week my husband went on a mini-adventure with his buddies.  This gave me a chance to invest a lot of time in cleaning and sorting the nooks and crannies of the house.  Not!  This gave me time for visits with friends. The first visit on…

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