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The skin on her shoulders burned under the midday sun around the straps of her flowing sun dress. The elastic straps rubbed into the red, tender skin, further irritating a pain that was already starting to distract her from her moment of bliss, but she turned her sun up to greet the vibrant blue sky that shone down upon her and felt her face warm under its golden caress. 299 more words

a few grams here, a few grams there... in search of the perfect pen

It is very easy to become a gram weenie, obsessed with shaving off the grams. Almost each time I shoulder a pack at the start of a trip, I give momentary thought to what can be left out next time. 1,067 more words


Gift of Time

A pick me up Self Care Practice for YOU.  Here’s your once a week dose of self care because you are fabulous and important.  And you deserve this reminder. 196 more words

Daily Habits

The Little Things

It’s been a busy summer so far, and technically it’s not even summer yet. I’ve been to six flags, my brother had a bon voyage party and left, I got my first real job, I’ve spent weekends at camp, ran a 5k, my family put our boat in the water, I saw Jurassic World, Nate Ruess’ first solo album came out, and I went to Lake George with my friend’s family. 297 more words


Well-meant lame advice

One of my out-of-town relatives noticed that I am spending Saturdays at the library to avoid Mrs. Dim and the clatter of her lawn maintenance. He writes to tell me, “Really? 466 more words


Don't Sweat (the Small Stuff)

‘Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow’ -Swedish Proverb

If you’re pregnant, a first time mom, or breastfeeding, chances are…


But let’s be frank here:  if the simple act of existing is making you perspire these days, why would you accept the mental swelters on top of it?  628 more words

Small Stuff

Some years ago, my husband and I purchased the Couples’ Devotional Bible. This bible is intended for newly engaged and married couples and has been one that we have used on a semi-regular basis. 295 more words