Catching Fireflies

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Tag Archives: cleaning house

Cleaning Out the Junk Drawer

I know that I have been quite firm about not setting any resolutions this year. The pressure of them always derails my best intentions. Even if I sail through January with my new-found dedication for self-improvement, the wheels always fall off the bus by mid-February at the latest. Then I feel depressed and loser-like and …

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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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How to Lose 300 Lbs with No One Noticing

Sounds crazy, I know, but it can be done! I lost over 300 lbs last weekend alone and no one but my husband has noticed! 🙂 I sorted through the piles and mounds of books in our “library” and donated over 16 boxes of books to our public library. My husband helped me lug them …

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Spring is in the Air

I don’t know about other parts of the world, but here in the Southern Tier of New York State we have been having some unseasonably warm weather. Yesterday, we were over 70 degrees which broke a record! Not only has the warmer weather made it difficult to focus on work, but it has made me …

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