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Endings are Beginnings

We have reached the end of a story. It’s the end of one tale and the start of the next. It’s easy to be happy about beginnings. Endings can go either way. They can be happy or sad. It depends on your story. Your story has starts, stops and transitions. It will end for good… Continue reading Endings are Beginnings

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Day 98

What happens when you throw caution to the wind and watch it blow away? Do that thing you have been thinking about forever. Jump off that what if train. Maybe you fall face first in the dirt. Maybe you don’t. One thing I know for sure, if you don’t jump you will never know.

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Announcement: New Castle

The O’Gara Clan is relocating. That means you might see some gaps in posting or some rants of a crazed woman as we go through this move. We are super excited about a new home and can’t wait to share the crazy with you dear reader. I will attempt to keep the screaming to a… Continue reading Announcement: New Castle

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Resolutions?

I’ve always thought resolutions at the New Year was a sure way to fail. Maybe if I call them goals or benchmarks instead? What do you think?

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Reading is Everything

If you don’t read you are missing out on a magic that is unmatched by any other force in the universe. There is nothing you can say to change my mind. Books are the gate and you have the key.

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Mini Road-trips

Want to get your family away from screens? Put everyone on the car, go an hour or two from home and pretend your from out of state. My husband sat in the back seat with the kids and I drove. We played music and sang with the radio. Spent he day pretending to be tourists.… Continue reading Mini Road-trips

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Be True

Do you have a dream? Yes you do. Think about it....yeah that...that thing you’ve always wanted to do. Be true to you. Follow that string of thought. Find the way to do that thing, to reach the end of that goal. Humans are happier with something to strive for or a dream to live.

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What’s your game?

Everyone needs an outlet that is fun. Remember playing pretend with your friends when you were small? That imagination and freedom is a direct killer of stress and anxiety. For me I roll dice in table top games like D&D, Warhammer 40k and others. As adults we forget how to use our imagination. We forget… Continue reading What’s your game?

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Let them Eat Cake

Children are only little for a Short time. They will grow up and leave you before you have a chance to adjust your brain and heart to the idea that they are now grown. So let them eat cake for breakfast, let them play in the rain, and let them be children for as long… Continue reading Let them Eat Cake