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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #55 Five & Thrive

Ronovan’s words for us this week are, “five and thrive.” If you like haiku, make sure to check out Ronovan’s blog! I like to call this haiku, “My Nine to Five World.” Thanks so much for visiting. I love seeing you all.  

“My Creative Room”

Kat from Dandelion Fuzz asks: “Do you have a special place you like to write? Do you need silence or do you prefer background noise? Where do you write? “ As you can see from the picture above, I have a whole room dedicated for my writing and blogging.  I call this room “My Creative …

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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 because I am an older …

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My Journey Into “Gentle Yoga”

As part of Blogging 101’s assignment for today, I am sharing a few links that I really love! I recently read an article in “Prevention Magazine,” ( June 2014 edition, by Hillardi Dowdle) extolling the virtues of “Gentle Yoga.”  The article concentrated on Jillian Pransky, a New Jersey-based yogi.  What was completely amazing to me …

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It’s All in the Name

Today’s assignment in Blogging 101 is to let readers know what inspired your title and tagline on your blog. My title and tagline is: Silver Threading – Join me in my journey into retirement, as I silver thread my way to look back, look forward, look around, and look within. When it came time for …

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Fun Friday

It has been a difficult week for all of us, and I am on a personal campaign to make people laugh!  Please watch the following video, courtesy of Mrs. Brown’s Boys from the UK.  Humor truly is the best medicine!  **CAUTION**  This type of humor could be offensive to some.  Please watch responsibly 🙂  

Sip Happens!

(Image credit:  Pinterest, 8/13/14). I could not stand it any longer.  I took the big step, the plunge, I dove right in!  I cleaned my house today!  I dusted, cleaned bathrooms, and mopped floors.  Lucky for me, my stupendous husband volunteered to vacuum.  That is huge.  With two Pomeranians, we always vacuum up enough fur …

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Front Yard Re-do

Since last week, I have busy with our front yard re-do, or I guess I should say do-over.  We bought this house a little over a year ago and like any new homeowner, you like to make changes to make it your own.  I knew that a curb appeal Re-do is just what this house …

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What a Week!

It has been one of those weeks!  I am emotionally spent, worn out and ready to move on.  One thing I have noticed as I grow older is that all this upheaval is hard to recuperate from.  I know everyone has these days (weeks) where their best laid intentions tank and go right down the …

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Send on the JOY!

  I feel like I have finally arrived!  I love being retired and spending my time enjoying life.  I am sending positive vibes to mankind.  Enjoy your Saturday and spread the joy! ~Colleen~ (Image from Facebook, 7/25/14)

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