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Taking it easy today!

I have had a long and tiring day. So this will be short and sweet. I remember hearing this precept fairly early on in my study of Buddhism. I really liked how it says to test things for yourself, not … Continue reading

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A bit of my spiritual history

Something that I recall from a very young age is that my maternal Grandmother taught me to pray every time that I heard a fire or police siren. She told me that hearing a siren meant that someone was in … Continue reading

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Buddhism & Why I love it

I am trying this blogging challenge again this year. I did not do very well last year, but I am trying to prepare a bit ahead of time this year, in the hopes that I will be more successful. I … Continue reading

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Papertreyink Build A Bouquet Challenge

Here is the last card that I have to share for the PTI Anniversary challenges. I really wanted to get a couple more done, but my craft room is a COMPLETE disaster, and I am only so good at coming … Continue reading

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Papertreyink Spring Into Action Challenge

Here is another attempt at a card for a PTI challenge. I am a little happier with this one than the previous one. It is actually rather sad how many stamps sets that I was able to choose from that … Continue reading

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Papertreyink Blue Ombre challenge

Nothing like doing things at the last minute!! I wanted to make at least a few cards to enter in the PTI contests that they are running for their yearly anniversary. So here is my card for the “Blue Ombre” … Continue reading

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Bumbling around

I am trying out a blogging “challenge” again! I feel like blogging can be an outlet for me, as well as a way to enter crafting challenges.. But to do that I need to actually blog!! I saw the info … Continue reading

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Chocolate zucchini bread

I have not made it, but I tasted it when my friend Michelle made it, and it was yummy! Makes two 9×5 inch loaf pans Ingredients 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup … Continue reading

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We cannot fix the problems of the world, but we can make our corner of it a bit better.

About 9 years or so ago, my 17 year old foster daughter spent the weekend with some friends. When she got back early Sunday evening, she was eating like she was ravenous. When I questioned her, she said it was … Continue reading

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For the record friday

I’m trying to get myself to write more, so I was looking around for link-ups for ideas for posts. 1. Favorite Picture of the Week I’m excited about learning to knit Fair Isle, this is the swatch for the hat … Continue reading

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