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Hippo Highways: Day 2 of our Walking Safari

Originally posted on Ann Cavitt Fisher:
In the late afternoons, hippos yawn A LOT. After spending most of the day in the water, they’re having a little oxygen deprivation issue. Photograph, Cat Gassiot. A sausage tree on the banks of…

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Gate A-4

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Gate A-4 By Naomi Shihab Nye: Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport Terminal, after learning my flight had been delayed four hours, I heard an announcement: “If anyone in the vicinity of Gate A-4 understands any…

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I protested too much

Another disadvantage of getting a little seasoned every day, as in being a grizzled veteran of life, is that you are honest with yourself. Okay, that honesty is a good idea, isn’t it? If you expect a certain result, then … Continue reading

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Stand By Me – Marvin Gaye Most posts I write now are read but in 2012 when I wrote this i probably didn’t have many readers, but I  still liked what I said. Maybe you will also. Enjoy the last days of spring this week. … Continue reading

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One Way to Prepare for the UK

Originally posted on Susie Lindau's Wild Ride:
I will travel far and wide in Europe this summer and will drive during part of the trip. No big deal, right? I drive all the time. But I’ve never driven in…

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Love the Life You’re In

Originally posted on Life After 50:
Despite our best efforts to embrace each & every day, some days can be more difficult than others, in seeking gratitude for the life we have been given. To love the life we are in.…

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Put aside your worries, and do something that makes you smile

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Like to read? Introducing Serena Jones

I have been reading it seems all my life, ever since I was knee high with comic books. It is both a pleasant pastime but also a useful skill. I added the category of Reading/books so I could share my … Continue reading

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My Top 20 Inspirational Quotes

Originally posted on Damon Ashworth Psychology:
20. “A Year From Now You Will Wish You Had Started Today.” — Karen Lamb 19. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”…

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Can’t Take That Away from Me

 Bruce walked down the path, just plain packed earth .  The path wound through a light forest,  absorbing his steps and so he moved silently. Sunlight patches here and there were like stepping through hot wading pools at the ocean. … Continue reading

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