Laura’s Notes from the Handbasket

Thanksgiving Blessings

  The pies are made, the veggies are chopped, and the champagne is chilling. Family is gathered and everyone has brought lots of love along. This is already my favorite Thanksgiving. If I didn’t thank God today, then I would be remiss. My blessings overflow, and I am astonished and grateful. Thank you for being …Read More

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Miss Nina Garcia, A Forever Cat

Seven years ago, on the Monday night before Thanksgiving, a tiny black and white kitten wandered up our driveway and into our hearts. My kids first thought it was a small skunk, but it began meowing. It meowed not just at my kids, but at the two excited dogs who were very interested in it. …Read More

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Some Books to Be Thankful For, and an Update

  Happy Monday! First, an update: Last Monday, I wrote a longer than usual blog about working on my productivity skills and goals. I planned to start with getting more sleep to up my energy. My plan was to make a hard and fast bedtime. Well, that was in major conflict with my deadline schedule, …Read More

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