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#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Happiness”

So, it’s that time again! Time to get your quote selected so you can come up with a creative story, poem, or whatever else you would like to share about your quote. Remember we have a week so there is no great hurry! Take your time and just have fun!… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – The Path to Happiness

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading

How Do YOU Define Happiness? – #BeWoW

Ron, from Ronovan Writes asks us to be wonderful on Wednesdays. Is being wonderful the same as being happy? Happiness is an interesting word. This one word has the ability to influence multitudes of people all over the world. What does happiness mean to you? I know everyone will have… Continue reading

Be Wonderful on Wednesday

I am sending positive vibes throughout the universe today and everyday!  Join Ronovan Writes and his Be Wow Network to spread the power of being positive! (Image credit Heather A. Stillufsen Facebook Page) Did you know that being positive is a choice?  It is something that you can choose to… Continue reading

#Be WoW–On Being Positive

Are all of these cold, dark winter days getting you down? Join my friend Ron, of Ronovan Writes in his new challenge Be Wonderful Wednesdays where we share the wonder of the world! This was the sight that greeted me this morning in my creative room.  These three plants were… Continue reading

SoCS–“In” -spiration

Linda’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt this week was all about using the prefix “in,” any way we thought possible.  Inspiration came to my mind first… then infidel.  Crazy word combination so I am going with inspiration! There are many types of inspiration:  holiday, writing, reading, clothes, decorating, etc.  I… Continue reading

Have I Become Invisible?

I recently read an article entitled, “5 Reasons to Enjoy Being an Old, Invisible Woman,” by Kristine Holmgren, dated November 17, 2014; featured on Next Avenue, a PBS website. I got a good laugh at the title of the article and then it got me to thinking – hard. Just… Continue reading

Aging Gracefully in A Young World

I named my blog Silver Threading for a couple of reasons, the first being that I have silver hair, which  I like to think represents my wisdom.  In fact, I love my hair because it is a liberation of sorts for me to not have to prove myself anymore.  I… Continue reading

An Attitude of Gratitude

I scanned this page from the November 2014 edition of the “Oprah Magazine,” p. 129, because it illustrates how to cultivate an attitude of gratitude that fits everyone.  I knew Colline, and her Gratitude Project were on to something when I found her blog, and Oprah backs up her findings…. Continue reading

SoCS–Past Recollections

Welcome to Stream of Consciousness Saturday!  Our prompt for this week from Linda, A Life in Progress, is “memory.” Memories come to me like snatches of old black and white movies replaying in my mind.  Interestingly, when I visit some of those memories from long ago, I find the edges… Continue reading