Joy’s Blog

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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Finding Family Treasure from 1936

I spent last weekend at my mother’s home in the Sierras. My sister, brother and mother were there as well. My sister was going through drawers and found some calendars…
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I am…nurturing

I am…nurturing two incense cedar trees.   I planted 2nd one on Sunday. They need to grow in a container until 2 to 4 feet tall before transplanting to permanent…
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Next set of cards

Is now in production. I am…excited. I started creating these cards last spring so having them finally in production is exciting. I got a FedEx envelope Friday with proof of…
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I am…Joy

And I have a “Joy” corner in my house. Do you have a place that reminds you of “Joy”?
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2012 in Review

2012 was exciting, inspiring year with a focus on friendship Highlights: January: I gave a tea party where we each declared our word or focus for the year. My word…
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My Last Daily Blog

At least for awhile. After 10 months of writing a daily blog I am going to change my routine. Being the last day of year it felt like the appropriate…
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Last weekend in 2012

I am…reflecting on blogging this year Are you spending time reflecting on this year? Or making plans for next year? I am considering writing a weekly blog instead of daily.…
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I let go of Need to Impress Others

I let go of need to impress others. That’s Today’s Positive Thought. Doesn’t that sound like life just got easier. Relax. Take a deep breath and just be myself. Quotes…
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I am…taking good care of my body

I am…taking good care of my body. This affirmation was yesterday’s A Positive Thought for the day. Felt like an appropriate focus for the day after Christmas. A holiday that…
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How I use leftover turkey

I am…making turkey soup. The tradition in my family when we finish eating turkey is to start making soup. First cut all the meat off the bones. Then put the…
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Santa arrives

I am…opening presents. Is your house covered in wrapping paper from all the gifts that Santa left? At our house we would go around the room one at a time…
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