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5 Reasons to Avoid the Valentine’s Day Hype

Valentine’s Day and the things associated with it have become well worn cliches. Red roses, heart shaped candy and boxes of assorted chocolates are considered essential on this day.   Cards with .messages of undying devotion and declarations of love abound. White stuffed teddy bears with red hearts proudly displayed on their tummies form an adorably cuddly part of the Valentine’s Day merchandise.     … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Avoid the Valentine’s Day Hype

SYW: Share Your World 1-21-19

Melanie from the sparks from a combustible Mind has asked these questions in the recent edition of Share your World What’s the closest thing you’ve experienced to real magic? The beauty of nature is truly magical. A rainbow, a sunset, even a spider’s web are all evidence of the magic of Creation. I wrote a post about the magical effect of changing seasons some time … Continue reading SYW: Share Your World 1-21-19


Scrabble is a word game that I used to play as a child. My parents frowned upon Monopoly and card games but didn’t mind scrabble since they considered it educational. Kids of today who are spoilt for choice with the dozens of recreation options available would not think much of Scrabble. But when I was growing up, video games could only be played in arcades. … Continue reading Scrabble

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New Year’s Resolutions: keeping them through the year.

Every year we makeNew Year’s Resolutions with great zeal, fervour, and enthusiasm. These may be a resolve to give up something like smoking. We might make a resolution to eat more fruit, drink more water or get more exercise. Whatever our resolutions, they seldom last the whole year through. Usually they don’t survive the month of January. You might brave the sleet and snow, and … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: keeping them through the year.