Exploring and Encouraging a Healthy Life Marked with Joy

Archive for June, 2013

Sunday Morning Quote — 6/23/13

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“God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.”

— J. M. Barrie

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Excuse III — Baby Views

“Tell them, dear, that, if eyes were made for seeing,

Then beauty is its own excuse for Being.”

– “The Rhodora” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“It’s soothing isn’t it, sissy?”

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(Grandtwins Matthew and Madison looking out their nursery window.)

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If You See Her, Smile Encouragingly and Give Her Food

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(Let’s all go. And bring lots of snacks. Just in case.)

Five Friday Happy Bringers (6/21/13)

1. Colorful carrots, kale and lettuce from Savannah’s Forsyth Farmers’ Market.

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2. Valiant knights

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(Grandson Daniel)

3. Temptation

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But dealing with it.

4. This cool video about a retiring middle school principal and his surprise flashmob tribute.

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I wanna cool flashmob. When I retired from Georgia Southern University last June, I just got a plaque:

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5. It’s the First Day of SUMMER!

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May the Summer of 2013 be our most joyfully memorable one ever, filled with healthy treasures!

Reblogging a Cool Photography Blog

Here’s a recent post from my friend Robert and his brand, spanking new photography blog, Robert’s Snap Spot. He uses his Ipad to take some of the neatest pictures. Click below and check it out.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Curves: Circular Congregational Church (via http://robertsnapspot.com)

This past winter I took the Amtrak train from Savannah, Georgia to beautiful historic Charleston, South Carolina.  In a city so full of rich culture and history, it would not seem at all strange to stumble upon this maginficant structure.  Nestled in town on famous Meeting Street is Circular Congregational…

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Dear Math

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Rubber Band Joy

Have you seen this video?  Twins having fun with rubber bands.  Just listen to their laughter.  It’s magical, joyful, health-bringing!

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I tried it out on my kitchen cabinets, with a big bag of rubber bands, figuring that the more, the merrier (like with red hots and boiled eggs), but it just wasn’t the same.  It seems I wasn’t doing something right.

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