Category Archives: ideas-big & small

A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to … Continue reading

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“Live Simply So Others May Simply Live”~ Mother Theresa

I think of this quote all the time. I ain’t no Mother Theresa, but I sure did admire her work and her good heart. The words that she left behind are inspiring every time I read them. Today I was … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs Au Natural

Today, we dyed eggs with natural, food based colors and had some really great results. I will admit, that some of them were woefully slow and not too eggciting in the color department, so I added a few drops of … Continue reading

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Little House, Big Life?

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.” – E.F. Schumacker The house in which we live … Continue reading

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18 Rules Of Living

Issued by the Dalai Lama at the turn of the century, 12 years ago. Timeless rules, they are! 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson 3. … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Normal, 10 Years Later

This sign hung on the fence where the towers once stood It’s September 11th, 2011.  Ten years ago we, as a country, were under attack.  When it started, we didn’t know who or why or what the end result would … Continue reading

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An analogy, of sorts

I have roosters. A bunch of roosters. Near the end of winter, I started up a teeny, tiny micro hatchery (me, 2 styrofoam incubators and about 90 eggs at a time; MICRO).  I have some really nice laying hens and … Continue reading

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