Tag Archives: community

Service to Others

Yesterday I met a woman of 79 years old who tended to the needs of a beautiful home and yard. My purpose for being there was to respond to a complaint of overgrown natural growth at a property next to … Continue reading

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Fall gives way to thoughts of new ways of Community Gardening

As the vegetables growing in my raised bed gardens are giving way to fall I am slowly cutting things down to start preparing for next years plans. This seasons yield of crop wasn’t as good as last years as we … Continue reading

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Simple Living and Community

I find that one important element that is missing in my journey of living simply is that of community. There was a time not too long ago where people thrived living in a community where everyone in the neighborhood knew … Continue reading

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Check Yourself Bro”

There are times where I really have the need to check my thoughts. There are always outside influences that have power over my thoughts but I have to remember that there are things that I can control in my life … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm

As the perfect storm rolled in with it came a long lasting quiet devastation of that changes the course of one’s life for the next 7 days. With winds of up to 80 miles per hours and torrential downpours it … Continue reading

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Making Simple, Local Positive Change

Too many people today sit around and complain about the role our government is playing in our society here in America. They are not happy with so many things from poverty, homelessness, our health care system, mental illness, gangs and … Continue reading

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Marriage Lesson: Address the Problem, Not Each Other

One of the lessons I wish every married couple knew about is that of dealing with problems which arise that have the potential to become conflicts. I have both seen and been involved with the act of attack on the … Continue reading

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Living Local

I made it through the week and as predicted I am not happy with the results of my numbers. But with two days to relax and just do cardio I will anticipate better numbers on Monday morning. The weekend is … Continue reading

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