A Song in my Soul

What I have in my heart and soul — must find a way out. That’s the reason for music. Ludwig van Beethoven Today has been such a good day! It felt like there was a little celebration going on inside of my soul, and I wanted to burst out in song! Believe it or not,…

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Sweet Ecstasy

My mood today is Ecstatic! Perhaps doing the right thing really DOES pay off. After my meeting I was visited by a hummingbird and not one, but TWO of the parrots—although now I am thinking that maybe they were parakeets?

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Joy on Fire!

That sounds like a fierce warning alarm, or the title of a good song! My joy is on fire! Anyway… the ornament wasn’t really AWOL. I was kidding. So… it’s been REALLY chilly here. Not so much outside, but inside. Our heater isn’t working! Needless to say, I really DID find joy in the fire today.…

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Backyard Buddy

My dad fed many of the neighborhood animals for years. Squirrels would literally climb up his leg while he was sitting outside in his little garage/office, inquiring where their daily rations were. The first picture is what I would see in the morning if I took too long to get outside. My desk was so close to the…

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Joy in the Night

Why I didn’t think of this before? I LOVE the night. Right now it’s raining too, so it’s even better. Anyway… that’s where Joy was discovered today—in the night. Between that Ginkgo and the Joy ornament, I think I’ll be happy when this is all over with. Oh, and to save myself the joy of doing…

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Joy Incognito

Last night I started thinking… hmm… I think I’m already bored of this little JOY ornament! That’s me: easily amused, but I tire of things quickly. But I’m stepping out of the norm, and sticking with it—even though my mind is saying NO NO NOOO. I think that makes it even more interesting. I’m going to have to find…

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Joy in Giving

My cousin is great at knitting and crocheting, among other crafts. She LOVES baseball, and LOVES the Giants, although we grew up with the Dodgers. As she sits through the season, she makes batches of scarves that are shipped out to women in shelters. She knew about my love of writing, so a few months ago…

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Joy in the Trees

With this huge Ginkgo, the yard is now covered in leaves, and I’ve had it up to my eyeballs in yellow. So in this photo I tried to make it look more like snow. Who knows where we’ll find her next! Until later- Blessings!

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Discovering Joy

Call me crazy, but I have a plan. I’ve been wanting to do holiday photos but haven’t been getting out much yet. I picked up a $3 ornament and I’m going to use it as my prop for the next 13 days. Discovering Joy. Kind of like, Elf on the Shelf. Sounds a bit childlike,…

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