a true heritage…
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a true heritage…

It’s no secret I’m Southern. I’ve been pretty clear about that in my posts. I’m not a transplant, I’m not a part-timer, I’m not a newbie. I was born in Alabama and moved to Georgia. Doesn’t get much more solidly southern than that – except maybe for my lovelies who live their entire lives in … Continue reading

reaching back
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reaching back

We all know the prevalent wisdom, right? Don’t look back – keep your focus on what’s ahead. It’s all over the place in pithy quotes… “What is coming is far better than what is gone. Don’t look back, keep moving forward!” “Never look backwards or else you’ll lose your way to your goals.” “There’s no … Continue reading

a silver song…
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a silver song…

My anam cara closes most of his correspondence or posts with the phrase ‘stay up, stay gold’ – a reference to The Outsiders, but more accurately, the poem ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ by Robert Frost. I get why he does it. It’s a beautiful sentiment, and a worthy thing to remind others to be. Hold … Continue reading

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the struggle with patience

I’m often not a patient person.  The Type-A, control-driven, OCD side of me takes over when I feel as though things should be happening in a certain timeline, and if they’re not I start getting irritated.  It’s something I struggle with, and something I have to remind myself to breathe through & release. I’m highly organized … Continue reading