Garden: Saturday Morning

Mary/ April 14, 2016

I’m sitting in the garden. It’s Saturday morning. I made it halfway out to my office, which is in my garage, out back. I’m weeping. I’m weeping because my heart is spilling over.

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I Love My Job

Mary/ January 21, 2016

There are days when we get frustrated and have to do the tough or mundane parts of our jobs, but there are also times when everything sings… when you love what you do.

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Big Year

Mary/ December 31, 2015

So long, 2015, and thank you. You were a very big year, one of the biggest and richest years my heart has seen. Big Hearted Presence: I got to experience “walking my mother

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Good News Shoes

Mary/ December 28, 2015

I worked very hard this summer. I had two large project competitions going at the same time. Once the dust settled and they were submitted we then had to wait to hear….hear if

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Grandma’s Parcel

Mary/ December 18, 2015

As a young child, I recall the excitement of getting Grandma’s parcel in December. Usually a couple weeks before Christmas, a big box would arrive at the house. Inside were home-sewn flannelette nightgowns

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Way to go, Mom!

Mary/ November 20, 2015

My mom celebrates her 88th birthday this coming week. No, she is not a vibrant can’t-believe-she’s-88 kinda gal. She has advanced dementia and cannot communicate with words any more. But, her eyes light

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Every Leaf

Mary/ November 16, 2015

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. ….. – Emily Bronte I’ve always loved this poem. Particularly the

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Happy 1st year, Art Part!

Mary/ November 9, 2015

The Art Part of my Heart was born and my first blog post published one year ago. What a great experience it’s been. I didn’t know what to expect, how things would evolve.

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