Category Archives: Other Gems

  Image: stanfordfreedomproject.com Martin Luther King Day 2017 is a very special day.  In addition to taking time to personally reflect on race relations, freedom, and peace, it is a phenomenal opportunity to teach our children valuable lessons about our … Continue reading

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Image: Jarofquotes.com For solo cancer patients like myself and those who aim to offer them support, many resources exist to provide a helping hand. Here are a few that I used during my treatment. American Cancer Society, cancer.org: To volunteer … Continue reading

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A New Year

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      Image: Theodysseyonline.com Winter is the Best Time By: David Budbill   Winter is the best time to find out who you are.   Quiet, contemplation time, away from the rushing world,   Cold-time, dark-time, holed-up pulled-in time … Continue reading

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Image: Prairieworkssinc.com Did you know that long before it became a signal to smooch, this festive flora was thought to possess special powers? Here’s the scoop on the history of mistletoe.   SIGN OF PEACE – Around 500 B.C., Druid … Continue reading

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Thankful

Image: Jshermanstudio.com Wishing you and yours a joyous Thanksgiving, full of love, laughter and — of course — gratitude.

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Amazon.com Glitter on My Grave, by the guffaw inducing Jill Kargman was my shining moment read of the week! You will truly believe that laughter is the best medicine.

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Enduring Love

Image: Hospiceportraits.com One of my favorite Shining Moments about writing the blog is having the opportunity to attend events, speak to others, and be introduced to extraordinary people who do remarkable things, especially those who are passionate about helping other people. Although … Continue reading

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Election Day

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Image: cookinglightmagazine.com   Here is a great recipe to get your kids to help you in the kitchen. Ricotta-spinach dumplings, aren’t just for adults, kids will love making and eating these cheesy, pillowy dinnertime treats. I always choose a low-moisture … Continue reading

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