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Weight – A Heavy Word Indeed

I weigh too much. Yeah, you’re thinking, who doesn’t? Well, a lot of people actually. My younger daughter’s weight has been below 110 pounds all her life. (And this after 4 children) Yet I can’t loose any. Weight is an elusive thing. Lose it, gain it, but we’re never satisfied. The word has a certain … Continue reading

Hooray! Hurrah! Huzzah!

Hurray!  Way to go!  Good Job!  You did it! What a good feeling this sends. Everyone loves praise and Hurray! is the best.  A cheer for your efforts. Ever wonder where the word came from? There is evidence it goes all the way back to the Crusades. “The saying “hip hip hurrah” is alleged to … Continue reading

Elegance…..A Way to See the World

           “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.”                                                                                                       ~ Audrey Hepburn~ If something is elegant, what exactly does that mean?  Beautiful? Refined? Sophisticated?  Yes, all this, and more.  Elegance is defined as:     (compliments of dictionary.com) adjective 1.tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design, etc. 2.gracefully refined and dignified, as in … Continue reading

Satisfied?

Satisfaction.  Now there’s a comforting word. To satisfy – fulfill the desires, needs, wants of … someone, or something.  Your mate, your stomach, your wanderlust. All kinds of things are satisfying. A job well done. A really good book. A delicious meal. A well-brought up child. Chocolate. Satisfaction is that knowledge that you have succeeded. … Continue reading

Word Love

I was one of those kids who loved phonics.  Sounding out words was fun for me. (I still like to look at a name and figure out how to pronounce it.) My main interests became reading and writing. Mostly reading up until a few years ago.  That’s when I decided to start a home-based business. … Continue reading