One More Day

Just one day away from full, the Moon looked amazing last night.

One Day Away From Full – January 30, 2018

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Finding My Grey

The second exercise in the Sandbox Writing Challenge asks:

“Do you consider yourself a balanced person?”

Because I’ve struggled (really struggled) with answering this question, I’ve decided to take a closer look at the meaning of the word ‘balanced’.  According to Dictionary.com when speaking of a person or state of mind, balanced means: having no emotion too strong or too weak; stable.

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My Happy Little Hoya

Tucked away, behind the bare branches of another plant, I discovered a little gem a few days ago.

My Hoya in Flower

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The Pain of Telling Lies

What do you see when you look in the mirror?  Sometimes when I look beyond the obvious reflection, all I see are self-inflicted wounds.  Some are small, but others are deep lacerations, as painful today as the day they were dispensed.

When our girls were little, I was determined to tell them ‘the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth’ no matter what.

That’s right!  I was steadfast in my resolve that I would always answer their questions honestly.  No matter how much it hurt me to do so, no matter how much it hurt them to hear it, and no matter what the consequences.

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Friend or Foe?

I have no idea what type of frog this little guy is, and therefore, I’ve no idea if he is friend or foe.

Do you know this little frog?

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