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Enjoy the thoughts on a Legend, contributed by a guest writer, Don Rives… As readers of the Pause and Smile blog, you are accustomed to the various writings from the heart, stated in a very polished and eloquent manner. Well … Continue reading
“Freedom’s natal day is here. Fire the guns and shout for freedom, see the flag above unfurled! Hail the stars and stripes forever, Dearest flag in all the world.” ~ Florence A. Jones ~ Happy 4th of July! While celebrating, … Continue reading
This morning while turning the pages of one of my favorite authors, this verse touched my heart. The words of Ralph Waldo Emerson always resonate with me, causing me to pause a bit and wonder. Write it on your heart … Continue reading
It didn’t matter what it was ~ jewelry, a book, a teddy bear, or a simple little dish that was picked up at the flea market. This price tag, whether high or low, just didn’t matter. It was the manner … Continue reading
Ever since I was a little girl, I have been enamored with Santa, or the mere thought of him. What is his secret? How does he stay so happy all of the time, even when little children are screaming to … Continue reading
The afternoon started with a loud clap, that of what seemed to be cracking thunder. As Oldest described it, “It was as if I watched it all happen in slow motion.” Isn’t that how accidents seem to happen? You’re aware … Continue reading
Let’s all work together, to make this year a more smile-producing year for one another! Are you in?
When Mother Nature speaks… … sometimes it’s with a gentle whisper that says, “Realize the love that surrounds you!” original photo credit: D. Rives