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2023 Intentions: Photos

I was born in a time of pictures that were developed from film and duplicates made. A time you took three of the same shot to make sure you got the picture right, but then developed and kept them all because it was so expensive. You would get duplicates made and send them to grandparents.…

The First Intention for 2023: Water

I need to drink more water consistently. Every morning I fill my water bottle decorated with stickers that embrace my personality yet are subtle enough that the patrons and co-workers can tolerate in a work environment. Sadly, most days the water bottle comes home about half full. It sits in my line of sight and…

Welcome to 2023

I have written bits of this over the last two weeks in my head, it has perhaps marinated enough for actual writing (maybe not). I am a big not a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. It just seems so fraught for failure. And if you screw up by the 3rd, are you done for the…

Don’t Touch the Hair

My Grandma Frantz had the same hair style my entire life. She colored her hair (as I have done) for a long time but eventually she stopped, and it was a lovely shade of white. I do hope I have inherited that gene. But the style was always the same. Done once a week at…

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Family History

You may not realize it but you have a wealth of family history in your head. And yes you might say: but no one wants to hear it. They do. I have people all the time asking about information on the people that lived in their house in the 1900s. I do research on strangers every day and would love to know more about them than cold facts. So join me in writing down the stories; the good, the funny and the sad and let’s start documenting our family history. The monthly writing prompt will appear on the main page and I will keep them all year long. Drop me a note and let me know how you are doing!

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