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A writing exercise: Is looking back looking backwards?

“A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s; she changes it more often.”~Oliver Herford, American writer Have you ever reviewed your life one month at a time? The Photo365 app–for iPhone, definitely, maybe Android–gives me that opportunity. Take a photo … Continue reading

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Birthdays are in the details

“Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.”~Ausonius, Roman poet Another February 15th rolls to an end, another birthday for my husband curls up for a 365-day nap. Birthdays are in the little touches.

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Retro love

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”~Martin Luther King, Jr., American leader I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. Do you remember any class in school where you had a creative writing assignment? If so, you … Continue reading

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Birthday fun, flowers and Zentangle

“It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.”~Charles Spurgeon, British clergyman Happy Birthday to me! Yep, that’s me, boldly proclaiming the day the world was graced by my presence (“Monday’s child is fair … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the Zentangle

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.”~Lauren Bacall, American actress Today, I am mortal. My friend, Jane, said that to me last week, the day after my birthday. “Good morning, mortal … Continue reading

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Raiders of the Lost Nostalgia

“I’m making this up as I go along.”~Indiana Jones, action-adventure movie star Plymouth, Michigan. Penn Theater, one-screen movie theater complete with red curtains that slide open to reveal the screen. Admission $3 and a small popcorn $1.50. Weekends are past current releases, December … Continue reading

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How old are you today?

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”~Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host At a scrapbook crop, some folks got to talking about kids, which turned into satire as we talked about … Continue reading

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Birds and Zentangles of a feather

“I’m not out here to win a beauty contest.”~Kirk Gibson, American baseball player Perhaps Mr. Gibson is not, but I am working on beauty.  My husband already says I’m beautiful, so I’ll go with him on that.  Today I refer to my … Continue reading

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Nine is just darn fine

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.”~Lauren Bacall, American actress October 18. 1+8 = 9. That’s how many years I have been married. Happy Anniversary to us!! Everyone says their spouse … Continue reading

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Di’s Birthday Week ends September 11th

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.”~Maurice Chevalier, French actor Here’s to a good … Continue reading

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Di’s WordsOfWisdom for June 23: list me!

“In the end it’s about the work, not an award you get for the work.”~ Linda Fiorentino The Webby Awards honors excellence on the Internet. It is famous for is the 5-word acceptance speeches. Some of my favorites from 2011: … Continue reading

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Di’s WoW for September 15

“We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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A big Shout-Out to my parents for this magical moment ## years ago. Miss you. Thank you–even if you did expect me to be a boy that you’d name David. And thanks to a real David who always remembered that … Continue reading

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Di’s Happy Birthday WoW for Sept. 9

It’s a special day, so there are TWO WoWs today.  Wow! “A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun.”~Author Unknown “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?”–Satchel Paige, … Continue reading

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Di’s WordsOfWisdom for Sept. 7

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.”~Robert Frost, poet

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Di’s WordsOfWisdom for Sept. 5

“Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.”–Jim Fiebig

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Di’s WordsOfWisdom (WoW) for Sept. 3

“There is no old age.  There is, as there always was, just you.”–Carol Matthau, author

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Di’s WordsOfWisdom (WoW) for Sept. 1

“You’re never too old to become younger.”–Mae West, actress and sex symbol

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