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Life

This is category is Life and Life is messy. Here you will find words, pictures, thoughts, and observations on life. Anything that doesn’t neatly fit under my other categories ends up here. Sometimes it might be a piece of sage advice, some crazy rant or even a hormone surge. Take it for what it is.  It might be a random thought I have in the night. It could be something just freely pouring out of my head that might not make sense.  It could be a very well researched essay with foot notes and everything. Who knows? Life is unpredictable.  All you can do is hold on and enjoy the ride.  Maybe you will learn something interesting along the way.

Fire Trucks are for Boys

This was the first time I realized that boys could do things that girls were not allowed to do and it was so not fair. My mom agreed and so her and my maternal Grandfather went out and bought me a tricycle

Every Face Tells A Story

She held the collage in her hand focusing her gaze on 23. What a pretty face 23 had. Checking her notes she saw that 23 had her photo taken in Middlesex in 1922. She called Jacques…

Do Not Drunk FaceTime Mom

I may be a little off theme today but, a photo and a late night phone call inspired today’s post.

Bashful Smile

Could this child be a relative, maybe a distant cousin with those blonde eyelashes like mine and that nose that looks like my son’s?  I don’t recollect any family in the Scott’s Run area but sometimes families traveled when a mine closed.

Family History

I took a picture today and thought sometimes I look at myself and I can see my family history written in my DNA.

5 Self-Care Tips for When You Are Feeling Depressed

Often when I am in one of my low states of depression I neglect self-care. Really, I neglect almost everything. It takes so much energy just to make it through the day that all …

GlitterAttitude Answers 20 Questions for February

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve found in your backyard? I was with my mom when she found the hamster it doesn’t get any weirder than that.

My Week Uplugged Not by Choice

I recently spent a little over a week with no television and no internet and only a burner phone with limited minutes and no data. I was almost completely cut off from the outside world.

Dame Judi Dench and I Share a Passion for Trees

I just had the pleasure of watching the Dame Judi Dench documentary on trees, Judi Dench My Passion for Trees. (watch full doc) It was amazing.

Colder then a Witches …. What?

I had the bright idea that this year my hot flashes would help keep my heating expenses down. I was running hot most of the time so, I could keep my heat turned down lower.

The Most Popular Gift Cards in America

I personally love getting gift cards because it gives me the freedom to choose my own gift. It saves on returns and I can hold on to it and use it when I am broke and need something. Gift cards cost nothing to ship and many can be sent online in minutes so no worries about if the package will arrive on time.

Waiting No Waiting #WordlessWednesday

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