Joy’s Blog

Stamp Collecting Month

I found an eight cent stamp and got the idea to write this blog. I was going through a box of stamp albums. I have been on a tidying process…
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I am…peaceful

Prayer flags How about that message for starting the week? Focus on being filled with peace and radiating peace to everyone you meet. This week starts with today being International…
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Arrrr you a Pirate?

Today I am…a pirate. ARRRR Yarr! Let’s celebrate. Where is my eye patch? Mention of this day and I thought of Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean and I…
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Oh my I have Habits

Habits we all have them. So it would be important to control them. This could improve our quality of life. Habits have three parts. There is a trigger for the…
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I am…camping

What you see when camping We did lots of this when I was growing up. My favorite memory is when I got to sleep on my own inside our one…
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I am…patient

My bookkeeping clients are always telling me I am a patient instructor when teaching them to use accounting software. I don’t really notice that I am demonstrating patience but I…
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Beacons of Light being honored

National Lighthouse Day honors and commemorates a beacon of light that symbolizes safety and security for boats at sea. On August 7, 1789, through an Act of Congress, the Federal…
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I am…using my voice

Recently I wrote a letter to CVS. For two reasons the manager at a local store requested we let Corporate know how the store is understaffed. And two I experienced…
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Expect the Unexpected

On Stage with HookSlide   Here is what happened when I went to see Joan River’s almost sold out performance at Fox Theater (1300 seats)in Redwood City Sunday afternoon. I…
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Government Shut down

With Government Shutdown the only way to see Yosemite National Park is through pictures. Shutdown happening on Yosemite’s 123rd birthday. These are some I took in 2009 while on a…
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I am…cooking

A weekly dinner for my son and his wife. It all started back in July when my grandson was born. At first I was making their favorites as requested including…
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I am…in the flow

The title to this blog was not true a couple of days ago. I have guests at my house. Two college students from Japan. I am hosting them while they…
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Conversation Starter

I had a tea party last month and I include a time for sharing after we eat treats and drink tea. Last year the party was in January so we…
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