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Kids Say the Darndest Things…

  “We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson “To make other people laugh is no great feat so long as one does not mind … Continue reading

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Welcome to a Caregiver’s World

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do.”                    — Eleanor Roosevelt “If you can’t change your fate, … Continue reading

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Liebster Award 2016 – Gwynn’s Grit and Grin

I I share Samantha Mozart’s words when I say I am pleased to announce that I have been given the Liebster Award for 2016. This marks the second year I have received the award; the first was for 2014. The … Continue reading

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The Right to be Heard

“Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle.”  Thomas Jefferson “Opinion is power.”  Thomas Jefferson In the middle of the night, it came to me that if we are not given a voice as children, that sometimes we … Continue reading

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Life’s Treasures and Memories

Memories  “Memories, pressed between the pages of my mind Memories, sweetened through the ages just like wine Quiet thoughts come floating down And settle softly to the ground Like golden autumn leaves around my feet I touched them and they … Continue reading

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A Gift… The Magical Pen

Do you ever have one of those days you simply know is going to be Magical? The sun glimmered off the water, while the seagulls squawked above me, as I was about to walk the Poulsbo waterfront.  Previously, I noticed … Continue reading

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Immigrants and Ancestry

“Remember, remember always, that all of us you and I especially are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”   Franklin D. Roosevelt “Our nation is built upon a history of immigration, dating back to our first pioneers, the Pilgrims.  For more than … Continue reading

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OMG… I’m without a Computer!!! Eek!

“Anyone else feel kind of weird when your computer asks if you want to continue unprotected?”   Unknown “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer!”    Bill Vaughan                           I’m … Continue reading

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I – Internal Communications

“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”   Anne Morrow Lindberg “The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.”  Joseph Priestley     Years ago, as a volunteer in the … Continue reading

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Windows of My World

Currently, I am reading Matteo Pericoli’s book, WINDOWS ON THE WORLD… 50 WRITERS, 50 VIEWS.  This incredible book verbally describes the view, literally, from 50 various writers’ office-windows. Here is my opportunity to travel around the world without leaving my … Continue reading

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