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The Path

The Story Behind My Springtime

Hello from northwestern Pennsylvania. The sun is shining brightly today but overall the last couple of weeks have been rainy… gentle spring rains falling to the tune of rumbling thunder in the distance. The weather isn’t perfect but winter is finally over and it’s time to watch closely for every new sign of spring. Despite having written extensively about all…

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Passions

Don’t Be A “Next Year” Person

Next Year People. If you’ve watched Ken Burns’ documentary, “The Dust Bowl,” you might recognize the phrase. It refers to the homesteaders in the Midwest who stayed on in the area, even though their farms, finances, and families were repeatedly ravaged by drought and dust storms. They stayed put and kept the hope, always thinking “next year” would be better….

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Decide You Want It

Okay, I gotta say it. Happiness does not happen to people because they are “lucky” or “blessed.” It does not happen because they came upon an incredible stroke of luck. Happiness comes to those who decide they want it. And it comes because they set their intention on what they want and then work their tails off to make their…

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