Terrific Tuesday - Heart

Terrific Tuesday - I have a heart that is brave, compassionate and strong and that is terrific!...more

What I Learned from Falling in Love…

"Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at mean-spirited roadhouses." Rumi...more

The Fragility Of Life & How To Love Dangerously

“Good morning, Grendel!”When my hubby Matt lifts my Bichon Frisé pup Grendel up on the bed first thing in the morning, she’s so excited she can hardly contain herself. Although she’s eight years old, she thinks she’s still a puppy, and she wags and bounces and barks and creates such a frenzy that nobody who might still be sleeping can stay asleep....more

American Heart Association: Billion Calorie Count-Up

This year the American Heart Association is making it easier than ever to get healthy and get walking! The time is now!  Gather your family, friends and coworkers and take your first steps towards establishing an active and healthy lifestyle....more


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Iced Butter Cookie Tutorial

My Auntie Jeannie is amazing.  Growing up, my siblings and I would get excited to go to holiday dinners because we knew that Auntie Jeannie's cookies would be there....more
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Universal Heart

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You're Keeping Me Going!

My two goals for this past week were: 1. Drink 8 glasses of water each day 2. Write down everything I eat ...more
I loved your post. I wonder if I'm an emotional eater because you hear about that all the time ...more

Doodle Per Diem #17

The doodle for today is just a weird design that I made. It might make for an interesting set of earrings or a pendant....more

American Hitchhiker, American Heart

He’s doing it. Sean’s* hitchhiking from the middle of America to the Atlantic Ocean.He left Iowa on Sunday. He’s 24, my former student, a writer. Smart, funny, serious. Tough, hopeful, cynical, vulnerable.Yes, he’s read Kerouac’s On the Road.He’s an Iraq war vet-- 2 combat tours, single dad of two boys, a son, a brother, a former Marine.He currently works as a prison guard in a Midwestern state. Not his first choice of a job, but in this economy, it’s just that, a job. He doesn’t complain. He took the week off from work for this trip....more
If you've been following "Hitchhiker," Patrick (aka Sean) has posted his first person story of ...more