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Amazing Women Wednesday: Jane Goodall

Amazing Women Wednesday: Jane Goodall

It occurs to me that perhaps the millennials and younger generations are unaware of the amazing women who blazed a trail for them.  I’ve decided to include some historically amazing women in my Amazing Women Wednesday series, and who better to talk about than Jane Goodall? Like Jacques Cousteau, Jane Goodall was a part of […]

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And the Wheel is on the way back up?

And the Wheel is on the way back up?

Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin’, don’t know where I’ll be tomorrow, wheel in the sky keeps on turnin’…..(Love you, Journey!) The wheel in the sky, the wheel of fortune, the never ending roller coaster, has been pretty relentless the last few weeks.  2015 has been relentless, now that I think about it. And yes, […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Starfish Creature Feature!

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Fab Photos Friday: Starfish Creature Feature!

As I have often said, I love everything below the waves. Everything is colorful, interesting, and well, downright fascinating! One creature I love to photograph is the Seastar, or Starfish. They come in varied sizes and colors, but they are all Echinoderms. Echinoderms are invertebrates (meaning they have no vertebral column (spine) and many have […]

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Amazing Women: Cathy Chester, Empowering Others

Amazing Women:  Cathy Chester, Empowering Others

You may, or may not, know of Cathy Chester, the esteemed author of the blog, An Empowered Spirit.  Cathy writes about health, midlife, and living a vibrant, enriching life. At the core of the blog, however, is Cathy’s ongoing struggle with MS (multiple sclerosis). Cathy was named one of the “Top 10 Social HealthMakers in […]

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Another Surprise from Transplant World

Another Surprise from Transplant World

One thing I can say about living in Transplant World: it is never dull.  Actually, we could all use a little dull. Randy and I went to Atlanta earlier this month to attend a Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser, and while there, we both caught a bug.  The rest of our vacation was spent fighting illness, on […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday

Amazing Women Wednesday

In honor of International Women’s Day, which was March 8, 2015, NatGeo has been running a Portraits of Strength “Your Shot” photo contest. The photos really capture the spirit of what it is to be a woman. “Courage. Patience. Tenacity. Wisdom. Wit. We all know a woman who fit this bill. In honor of International Women’s Day share […]

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A Lesson about “Normal”

A Lesson about “Normal”

  Normal is a very subjective word. What is normal for one person is certainly not normal for another. At midlife I am rediscovering some pretty simple truths: normality differs with each stage of life. As an infant, it is normal to be cared for, and normal to reach milestones while gaining physical capabilities and […]

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Fab Photos Friday….sort of!

Fab Photos Friday….sort of!

Oy, what a trip!  We’ve seen dear friends, attended a fabulous charity event, and spent time with family…all while trying to fight off illness.  Today I am sending Randy home by plane…he is becoming ill, and I don’t want to take any chances.  Our son is getting married in 5 weeks….Randy must be well for […]

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Being Irish for a Good Cause!

Being Irish for a Good Cause!

The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater was Shamrockin’ last weekend….Shamrockin’ for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis!  Our dear friends Murph and Nancy have been deeply involved in the event since its inception 7 years ago.  And how it has grown!  Randy and I have been trying for the last few years to get to Atlanta (Alpharetta) for […]

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A Visit to Tybee Island’s Marine Science Center

A Visit to Tybee Island’s Marine Science Center

While visiting the southeastern coast I had to drop in on Tybee Island’s Marine Science Center. The Center participates in sea and marsh rescues, rehabilitation, and education about the creatures that inhabit Georgia’s coast line.  They put on Sea Camps, bring presentations to schools, churches or family events, and have daily beach walks so others […]

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