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My Whole 30 Journey (week 2)

WEEK 2 October 8:  It’s a baking day. In South Africa this eating style is called “Banting,” this paleo-esque diet. The Real Meal Revolution book was introduced to me by a SA friend. My two favorite recipes from the book appear … Continue reading

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My Whole 30 Journey

(I considered creating a blog page just to detail this attempt at following the Whole 30 Program(R); but truthfully, it was just too much trouble.  So here is my log with my impressions, successes, and challenges during this 30 day … Continue reading

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Hospitality

Our door is always open. Drinks can be ready in minutes, and the kitchen is a place of problem solving, peace and love. Anyone who needs to chat is welcome anytime. There may be laundry to be folded and housework … Continue reading

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Not Attracted to Your Husband?

I did some research on this topic, because I will be honest with you, it happens to the best of us. “I love my husband but I don’t feel attracted to him…” this apparently is a plight shared by many … Continue reading

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New Chapters

What are the chapters of our lives? For some it might look like childhood (0-12), teen (13-18), young adult (19-34?), middle aged (35-50?), and retired.  Of course each of these can be further subdivided and age ranges are average and … Continue reading

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25 Years

Here we are, 25 years together.  It’s a momentous occasion to be married two decades and a half. We are in a minority, supposedly only 33% of couples make it to 25 years. We’ve beat the odds.  Go figure. I’m … Continue reading

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Armchair Activists

Something horrible and reprehensible happened in a state I just happen to live in right now (albeit over 100 miles from my front door).  Some terrible people (some from other states) did some terrible things.  They happen to bear a … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Comment

Over the past year and a half of writing on this blog, I’ve done precious little commenting or in-depth reading or following of other blogs.  I sometimes feel quite guilty about this, because there’s a lot of good stuff out … Continue reading

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Love

Last year, I began to write on the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23): “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.” I am currently reminded these days on how LOVE CAN … Continue reading

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Women’s Issues:  UTIs and Pelvic Floor Problems

A decidedly non-sexy post: in this blog where I pretty much have vowed to be honest—this post is brutally honest and “graphic.” I’ll discuss a demoralizing (and often embarrassing) medical issue many women face.  I’m not going to be fun … Continue reading

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