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Going with the flow…seriously? that works?

I have a feeling that you might have feelings about the phrase: Go with the flow. Maybe you smile a little, and say "Ja mon. I'm with you." Maybe you roll your eyes at the cliché, or maybe the skeptical you has issues with "going with the flow." I mean, seriously? Ja mon. There have…
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Grateful for everything and the kitchen sink

Yea, its a picture of a kitchen sink full of dishes. This is not a demonstration of how I wash dishes, but it is a picture of my gratitude right now.... Take a closer look: Far left is a picture of a smiling young couple: it's our wedding picture, almost 30 years ago. That day…
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Take a breath, and now another one….

Newsflash: Elke is tired. Not sick and tired of something or of life. Not deadly tired. Just plain ol' tired; the wake up tired, fall into bed tired, and not-up-for-the-game tired.  And I hadn't really noticed til today just how tired I am. Mind you, I can function: I still teach Zumba and see clients,…
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Keep the faith

Right now, even in the midst of tumultuous times, miracles continue to happen. Babies are born. Lives are saved. Kindness erupts in the midst of difficult circumstances, and is on display every single day. I am currently in awe of and celebrating the creation of our new home. We haven't moved in yet, but the…
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