My 2017: A Cup of Momentum

I don’t make formal New Year resolutions as I rarely keep them.  Instead, I reflect on the past year: what I find encouraging and what I find wanting. I didn't write as much as I intended to, nor did I read the books I meant to. I missed too many opportunities for physical fitness, and …

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April Snow: The roses need planting, Part Two

Six weeks ago, I bought roses to plant in my front yard; it was an impulse purchase. The roses were dormant plants with no new growth. Full of possibility. Spring brings that feeling: a sense of hope and renewal. In mid-March in Colorado it is too early to plant, so I decided to wait for …

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The roses need planting

Last week I went to my membership club and purchased my usual staples, including coffee, bath tissue, paper towels, and food items. As a single person, I don’t often buy food in bulk unless it is canned or frozen (and I have enough room in the freezer).  While at the store, I spied some rose …

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