A Few Thoughts About Gratitude and the Blue Cottage

November 25, 2013

It took a while, but I’m finally kind of feeling more settled here in the Blue Cottage. Settled to the point where I can take a deep breath and start to really take it in that we live here now. Settled enough to where I get a feel for this house. I’m getting to know […]

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September 22, 2011
Be Grateful note

Two major things happened just recently that helped me reassess my priorities and to achieve more balance in my life: my dad died suddenly and Landon started kindergarten. My father’s death immediately reminded me what is most important in life: family. It’s amazing how things I was so stressed about instantly became less important when […]

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Why Folding Laundry Makes Me Happy

March 6, 2011
folding laundry makes me happy,

Why Folding Laundry Makes Me Happy It happened again today: I caught myself feeling really happy while folding laundry. It’s such an odd thing because I don’t particularly like folding laundry. Well, it’s not folding the laundry that makes me happy — somehow, looking at our clothes always makes me feel really grateful for all […]

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