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Sycamore trees and artistic friends

On my daily commute, I’m graced with an abundance of sycamore trees. I love their white bark and the curving nature of their branches and limbs. There is beauty in their winter starkness. This morning I was thinking about creativity, my love of art and desire for more hours in the day in which to paint. These thoughts quickly moved to how blessed I am to live in southwest Missouri, an area rich in artists and artistic opportunities. There is beauty everywhere – driving River Road, admiring the art created… Read more Sycamore trees and artistic friends

Day 95 (Counting Down 100 Days to My 50th)

I am blessed. I was scared to move to a new town to work half of each week but took the position with Mercy’s Noah’s Ark team in part because it was a BIG decision and because I would turn 50 during the time. I am blessed because in the middle of this new community I have found a lovely circle of female friends. They have brought me into the middle of their group and I am so appreciative. Friends have always been important to my every day happiness but… Read more Day 95 (Counting Down 100 Days to My 50th)