Here We Go!

A couple years ago I started using the “My one word” concept as I headed into the new year. I pick just one word to focus on instead of a list of resolutions or goals or challenges. I have used the words embrace and create, each of the last two years. This year, I am…
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Enjoying The Lingering Fall

Today, as the weekend wrapped up, I took a couple moments and sat here. Looking across the front yard, I listened to the last leaves in the trees rustling. I watched a couple birds float between the trees and heard little critters running in the woods. And, as I took in the setting sun, I…
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Have You Visited Sucker Creek?

Detroit Lakes area, have you visited Sucker Creek? If you haven’t, you should. It is a perfect spot for a quick walk (or run) or a casual stroll. Until a couple of weeks ago, it had been a while since I’d visited. There are paved paths on both sides of the road as well as…
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Printed Pictures

This afternoon we were looking through photo boxes jammed with pictures from when the kids were younger. The kids would find a photo and run over and show Josh or I. We’d share a memory, smile as we saw their personality coming through in the photo or miss those pictured who are no longer with…
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Tools For My Fitness Plan

A few weeks ago, I finally decided that I needed to get back to a fitness plan. I have not been working out regularly in…years? And although short bursts are fine, I needed to get back to doing something regularly. Taking a deep breath and looking at my running shoes, I reached past them and…
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