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Stay Strong

Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up. ~Roy Bennett Advertisements

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Just Do It

Start a huge, foolish project like Noah. It makes absolutely no difference what people think of you. ~Rumi

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Be Not Afraid

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. ~William James

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Seventeen Years – Have we learned anything at all. . .

Have we learned anything at all about hatred, racism, anger. Did all those innocent people die in vain or can we say the world is a better, safer place since then. I wonder. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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Hazelnut Harvest

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Plum Jam

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My Fall Pantry

I’m still rearranging the pantry to get in my share of our canning bees.  The hanging basket is now above the wood stove full of hazel nuts drying and the left shelves are starting to fill up with more canning.  … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pickles

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Canning Bee

18 quarts of tomatoes 62 pints of kernel corn 30 pints of plums Two days of canning

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The Woods Are Sighing With Relief

Rain on the Ornamental Red Maple.

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Just Being Happy

Happily ever after was a fairy tale I so much wanted to live in. But now  happy is in spite of what I don’t like, overlooking what I can’t change, making do with what I have, not hoping for more. … Continue reading

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Pondering

Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

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Freedom

If you can be with the pleasant without chasing after it, with the unpleasant without resisting it, and with the neutral without ignoring it – that is an incredible freedom. ~Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

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Brains

We can walk on the moon and mine gold from the sea but we can’t figure out the human brain. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Struggling With Being Human

Being human is so much harder than being perfect. One can hide behind illusions, but it is impossible to hide behind ones humanness. Evil tries to swallow up humanity just as perfection does. Both destructive powers we struggle with daily. … Continue reading

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