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Gratitude, a Cup of Ice and a Chicken Sandwich

On a day when I thought I had so little, a little woman taught me that I had much. My lesson on gratitude.  In the dark and blustery evening, I entered the fast food restaurant with very little money. Most of my funds went towards college books, tuition and other educational needs at the time. After a late […]

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Is this the culprit?

Photo by: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gazeronly/7638883290/" target="_blank">torbakhopper</a>

Overcoming Obstacles

In a lesson on how to overcome obstacles, I have a theory: The entire universe does not want my car to be clean. It’s true. It’s so very true. Leroy the cat from across the street proved my theory. Months ago, my dirty car remained untouched by Leroy’s sneaky paws for a whole month. A […]

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Goals and Paths: A Lesson from Mr. Slow Bird

 Every time I drive through my little suburban neighborhood, I see 10-inch splats of gray feathers, flattened to the road. Sad to say, we’ve got the slowest birds in the world. Just a few days ago, I drove down the little asphalt street, maneuvering through the corridor of parked cars and well-kept yards. I wondered […]

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Overcoming Obstacles...Is this a friend of Howard the Dog?

Photo by: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonhurd/4101549418/" target="_blank">Jon Hurd</a>

Overcoming Obstacles: Howard the Dog

In light of my rather quirky mood, I just have to say–Howard the dog has a cone head. Yup, you heard me. Howard the dog has a cone head. My husband and I always laugh when we see a dog wearing one of those funnels from the vet. You know…the white plastic funnels that looks […]

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Is this a friend of Leroy the Cat?

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Overcoming Obstacles: Leroy the Cat

My car is a dirt magnet. I know, I know…your car is a dirt magnet, too. However, this one is an unusually high-powered dirt magnet. For some reason, the entire universe does not want my car to be clean. For instance, a few months ago as I would back my dirt-powdered car into the driveway […]

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