"I got to thinking one day about all those women on the Titanic who passed up dessert at dinner that fateful night in an effort to 'cut back.' From then on, I've tried to be a little more flexible."
(Erma Bombeck)

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Life in perspective

Yesterday, during a visit to yet another eye doctor (third one in the last 10 days), the doctor placed his hand on my knee and said seriously, “You are in a very difficult situation, dear.” I was not surprised to hear this. Ever since I was diagnosed with glaucoma back in January, things have not been the same with my eyesight.

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My other life

Awhile back, I added a new page to this blog called, "My Other Life," referencing my business, Bella Vita Creative. I've mentioned it a time or two on this blog and, being the shameless promoter that I am, I'm going to mention it again.

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Just call me 'Ebenezer'

Lately, writing on my blog has taken a back seat to life. When I first started this blog, the entries would be half-written in my head before I ever sat down at the computer. Now, I don't even WANT to share what's in my head!

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I am a sentimentalist

sen·ti·men·tal·ist noun one given to sentiment or sentimentality expressive of or appealing to sentiment, especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia (e.g., We kept the old photograph for purely sentimental reasons).

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Hope springs eternal

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. – M. Scott Peck

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Driven to distraction

Have you missed me? Well, I've missed you, blog readers. Where to start? Well, it's a funny thing. I have not felt a need to write for quite awhile. I think it's because I am getting my creative needs met by working tirelessly on the website for my new business. In the past few months, I have spent hundreds of hours planning, researching, and learning for my new business endeavor.

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Another view of morality and God

I didn't intend to make this a long blog entry (Lord knows my intentions were good); rather, I wanted to share a video that I came across this week (see the end of this post).

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