unpacking

The Tailgater! Circa 2008-2014

Cuppycake and I enjoy traveling together.

No matter car, plane, or train it’s all about the journey….

or is it the destination in the end?

(Nobody ever seems to remember!)

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” Ursula K. Le Guin

This quote was first painted above our fireplace mantle in our home in 1997, then followed us to our current home in 2014 where it remains today.

My children often tease that it shall be woven into my eulogy one day – mostly because despite having seen this quote the majority of their lives they still continue to mis-quote it.

Which they deliberately know drives me crazy, giggles.

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a liar

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1

Fear is a liar.

It wants us to believe that we are subject to its power. It creeps slowly into the best part of our lives and crushes joy with its relentless fist. It often comes without invitation or warning, making its mark on our decisions and in our relationships.

The opposite of fear is courage.

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Big Dreams!

Today’s the day!

Today is the day I announce something that has been almost four years in the making!

And I must admit to being a tad bit anxious!

A tad bit nervous!

But a WHOLE LOT of excited!!

I’ve hinted to you before, my dear bloggity-blog readers, that I have had something “in the making.”

Subtly of course…

(Some of which may be re-read by clicking here.)

But it’s taken me more time to launch my dream than I’d anticipated.

Why?

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