5/8/14 lost_treasure77
Maybe I am just a hopeless dreamer, yet hopeful, or damn true believer, bound and determined to find a way; Someday, somehow, someway; I smile and laugh my way through each day until you find me or realize you already found me.

JJS

5/8/14 lost_treasure77
Maybe I am just a hopeless dreamer, yet hopeful, or damn true believer, bound and determined to find a way; Someday, somehow, someway; I smile and laugh my way through each day until you find me or realize you already found me.

JJS

When Dreams Came True and Were Endless*

In the Blink of my Mind

There’s always going to be a reason “not to”.

To stop.

To Turn away.

Not begin.

To Stop.

Wait ——

You’re Not alone.

You’re NOT alone.

“Only if you choose to be”

Sometimes it’s easier to be.

In my misery it’s easier to be.

It’s a high cry.

It’s a low sigh.

Don’t Stop.

Turn back around.

Begin again.

Don’t Wait.

Choose to move forward.

You’re NOT alone.

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Table Talk

This Beautifully Imperfect Life

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It isn’t hard getting conversations started at our dinner table. In fact we usually have about five going on at the same time – with me alone. But sometimes we need some direction to help us share in one discussion. You know what I mean, the entire family all participating together, listening and only talking when it’s your turn. I was in need of some dialogue tools at my table so I went looking, online of course. I found lots of resources and compiled some of my favorites into little cards that I put in a glass jar and keep in the kitchen for nights when direction is needed. I have also created a printable for you in case you want them too.

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These are conversation starter questions. When you need to reign in the table talk at your house grab one of these and go around the table taking turns answering it.

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Moving on

Jenna Dee

When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. ~ D. H. Lawrence

During my lifetime I’ve seen continuous changes in society including  food choices, access to technology, personal values, family structures, equality of the sexes, housing and career opportunities. But one thing that remains consistent is the human desire to travel and see other lands.

Many friends traveled overseas when I was in my 20s but my adventurous spirit was not strong and led me to marry and start a family in place of travel. Perhaps I subconsciously viewed traveling as a negative thing because of past experiences.

My father traveled to Europe when I was a child leaving…

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