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We Love Teachers

Day 2: I’ve realized the past few days merely represent “a weekend at home”. Tomorrow begins reality. I don’t mind the slower pace. I don’t miss the social pressures of doing everything or going everywhere. It doesn’t bother me to … Continue reading

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Laughter is Contagious

Day 1 Highlights of Self-Quarantine (kidding–with the children’s social activities halted, we just actually go nowhere): A) My husband survived another day of communicating telepathically during chores. B) I spent seven hours after chores painting a bedroom with an eight-year-old. … Continue reading

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Be kind. Be patient. Be present.

“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh We aren’t the infirmed left worrying about a virus for which they couldn’t prepare. We aren’t yet the hotel … Continue reading

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Reality and Romance

“I do not believe there was ever a life more attractive than a life on a cattle farm.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt I’m guessing Teddy was referencing the romantic notions of cows grazing an open plain while calves buck about playfully, … Continue reading

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Put your head in the clouds

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds We’re ranchers, so this quote doesn’t fit all the time … No one … Continue reading

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Light the Candle

Thank you, Audra Scheel, for inviting me to visit with Teen Leadership Academy members yesterday! 🍀 Part of me wants to share all the things I’m not, but in the interest of taking my own advice, I’m sharing my gratitude … Continue reading

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Ripples of Kindness

“There is no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” ~ Scott Adams Our sons are some of Mason’s teammates. We experienced this story in real life, and I’m telling … Continue reading

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