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The Shower Was A Hoot

The Shower Was A Hoot

Well, I'll be, who would have thought you could have that much fun on a Wednesday afternoon. As you may have guessed from the title I'm talking about a baby shower. Not just any shower mind you, this one was for a very special person in my life. My cousin. She is six years younger than I am and during my teen years she lived with us for several years. You might call her my adopted sister. We really are…

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He’s A Traveling Man

He’s A Traveling Man

I have never done it but my husband has traveled alone for most of his adult life. Today I thought that it would be nice to share some of the insights that he has had about traveling alone. No matter where you are in the world, a journey can take different shapes and sizes, no matter if you spend the weekend in another city or country each trip is unique. This can be said no matter what. Whether you choose…

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A Drive to Learn

A Drive to Learn

A positive attitude allows us to learn better. Life is built up of a lot of pieces which are almost always unexpected. I would probably have been a scientist if it wasn't for a couple of teachers I had as a teenager that I really disliked. They turned science into something dreaded, a subject that I had previously loved. Around the same time, I had two language and literature teachers who were good at what they did, they were excited…

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Are my eyes dry?

Are my eyes dry?

I feel like it might be the start of an infection. That would really put a damper on my spirits since, for me, they are really annoying. On top of that I have had my fair share of them since I was a child. For those of you who have never had the misfortune of getting an infection it feel like your eyes are full of puss because they are. They burn, they can't tear up and they are warm….

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Understanding And Overcoming Those Sleepless Nights

Understanding And Overcoming Those Sleepless Nights

Hello readers/guests/family, you're all great I hope… Today I decided to write about something that used to be a topic in my life. It is something that can make a sudden appearance in our lives or it might be a steady companion, one that affects many people on a daily basis: insomnia. It's never been fun to lay their awake when you should be soundly asleep in dreamland. The thoughts that run through my head at those times were the…

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Jams, Jellies, and Juice

Jams, Jellies, and Juice

Some people don't know the difference between jams and jellies. And many think that they are concentrated juices. There is actually quite a difference and they are not made of juice. Jam is a confection usually obtained by cooking different types of fruit in a pot. While not all types of fruit require it most are pitted and cut into pieces if necessary. An equivalent weight of sugar is then added to the mix. Jam is actually a very old…

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Mental Well-being and How I Get Mine

Mental Well-being and How I Get Mine

Back when I was a young woman, about twenty-five years old, I considered herself unlucky in almost everything I tried. Then I made an amazing friend with the ability to see things in a more optimistic light, which influenced my life in a pretty major way. My attitude changed by adopting behavior that would allow me to developed, to improve my mind set. I started to think positive. And that makes all the difference in the world for me. By…

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Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never

I can't tell you how happy it makes me to see the roses in our yard. We quickly forget that they were buried under four feet of snow not so long ago. Now if I just had time to stop and smell them!

About Me – The Face of Desperately Lost

About Me – The Face of Desperately Lost

This site is really just a creative project, one that I started to share with you what I love about life and to pass on the little tricks that can make it more enjoyable. At least the tricks that have made it enjoyable for me. My motto is to be positive, help others, exploit my sense of humor and dream. These are my goals! Besides that I am a lover of lemon and raspberries. I need my morning coffee but…

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Life Lessons from Michelle Obama

Life Lessons from Michelle Obama

A friend of mind told me a joke she had heard about Michelle Obama. I will try and retell it as best I can, but be warned I can't tell jokes in person so in this format it will really fall flat. Michelle and Barack are eating out at an Italian restaurant in New York. During the meal the owner of the restaurant comes over to greet them; He's a former lover of Michelle's. When he leaves Barack says to…

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