Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: June, 2015

In Honor of My Birthday Week…

In honor of my birthday week… A favorite post from the past. Wishing The Years Away Originally posted: SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 ♦ 2 COMMENTS Last night, we celebrated my great niece’s birthday. She is two. 🙂 While watching her approach the festivities with joyful abandon, I couldn’t help but compare her reactions to those of most adults.  She …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Miss Bianca and the Rescue Aid Society

I first made the acquaintance of Miss Bianca and Bernard when I was nine. I was first introduced to Margery Sharp’s The Rescuers through the Walt Disney movie based on the book. Though the movie was released in 1977, the book had been charming audiences large and small since 1959. In this tale, the Rescue …

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Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do

There are many parallels to finding your voice in your writing, finding your voice in your singing, and finding your voice in your life. I have been a work in progress on all three fronts. I continue to take the smallest steps to letting that voice out whenever it feels restrained, and I am learning …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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