Share Joy

Many years ago, I was given a page-a-day Mary Engelbreit calendar. The calendar featured a bright, cheery, colorful illustration and sentiment on each page with joyful intent. As a fan of Mary Engelbreit, it was a great gift to receive. Alas, after I tore off the first page, I could never bear to tear off any…
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Singing A New Tune…

I can tell you after a couple days of being out in the garden that I am singing a new tune.  It goes something like this: Oh! Ouch! Ugggh…why did I buy a house with stairs?  Ouch…ouch…ouch…ouch…ouch…ouch.  Cheyenne, could you please pick that up for me.?  Ouch! Oh yikes.  Cheyenne, could you please bring me…
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I Cannot Afford To Relax…

Ever since the folks a couple of streets over added on a sunroom (about five years ago) I have been thinking about how much I would like a sunroom.  I think about how much joy I would derive from a sunroom.  I imagine I will relax and read books while basking in the sunlight in…
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The Added Ingredient That Is Not On The Menu…

Running across delightful people as one goes about daily life is a gift.  It is amazing the power a positive interaction, however brief, can have on one’s mood. Spreading cheer can be as simple as a nice comment or a kindness shown.  It can happen anywhere where people cross each others’ paths – to include…
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Three Parts Holiday Cheer…

Here we are only six days away from Christmas.  Sights, smells, and sounds of the holiday abound and are intermixed with good cheer and kind gestures.  This evening I would like to share three parts of the magical recipe I have encountered this week that have brought me joy. The first part is one I…
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