Roses and Torches (w/video)

57 Hours Jet set window seat redneck t-shirt armchair neighbor Row P Space 113 start it up link up feel the love binge watching fashion critiquing couch conversations roadtrip to Portland friends laughing remembering and smiling dancing and singing fire-escape moon enchanting blooms highway matcha porch sweeping twirling and stretching artist hostess hardworking fluffy cats …

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Tumbling with the trees

The sun did set in the Pacific Northwest. I am where part of my heart lives. Simple pleasures can bring the greatest content. My time online over the next several days will be scarce so that I can soak up precious minutes with my daughter and nature’s blooming vibrancy. I shall return with time for …

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“Make love not war”

A flipside find! From the back side of one of my great-grandparents' WWII newspaper clippings (below). Guess they couldn't just sit around, and watch corn grow all day, plus those Iowa winters are cold. 🌽 If you would like a full transcript of this article, just send $9.99 to my Paypal account* and I would …

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His Letters are Treasures ~ III (w/audio)

In honor of Memorial Day (a federal holiday that honors military personnel who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces), I am sharing a third letter written by my grandfather, Sgt. Charles L. Wilcox, during WWII. I settled in for my grandpa reading prepared to devote a few hours, if needed, when something …

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We have a winner! 🥳

Congratulations to Selma Martin and Dwight Roth! They are the "Moving Challenge" first and second drawing winners! If you haven't had a chance to check out the participant posts, please give them a visit. Everyone did a fabulous job! Thank you to everyone who participated in this fun challenge. Like I wrote in my first …

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Sacred center

Time, patience, and plenty of practice ~ worth the sweet reward. 🌼🧘🏻‍♀️✌🏻 ~Michele my image, Lost Dutchman State Park © 2023 MyInspiredLife

Rolling, rolling, rolling (video)

I will keep skating and perhaps this time next year I will be posting Roller Derby videos! 😂 Thanks again to trE at Cornered Gurl for being an early inspiration for this fun fit gathering and to blogger Belladonna for adding some energetic spirit to this challenge. 🙌🏻 I also want to thank my daughter, …

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Moving Blog Challenge (reader share)

"Sadie and Me" by Al Bell A man well into his ninetieth year could not possibly start each day with a stunning young female contentedly on his lap. Think again. My steaming coffee eases me into the day. I am mesmerized by the leaves of our lush Sissoo tree shimmering just outside the window in …

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Spread Your Wings

What do you want to do today? I don't know, what do you want to do? I don't know, whatever you want to do. We should try out that fish place everyone's been talking about. I don't know, I don't feel like fish today. What do you feel like? I don't know, we should try …

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Tangled Flower Moon

Goodnight from the Sonoran Desert. 🌵 my image, Flower Moon 🪷 © 2023 MyInspiredLife