The Art of Keeping Love Alive…one heart at a time

The heart has long been used as a symbol to refer to the spiritual, emotional, moral and intellectual core of a human being, and once widely believed to be the seat of the human soul.
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Easy Love Notes

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.~Winnie the Pooh Continue reading

Let the Holidays Begin


At the hospital where I work, there are rules about decorating for the holidays. No real trees; no lights; nothing on the door of the office. However, when I discovered this pattern I figured they couldn’t complain or reprimand me for making a wee tree for each of my co-workers as holiday decor for our personal workstation. Continue reading

Mòran Taing, Diana Gabaldon


You never know what might help heal a grieving heart. Who knew a passage from a book or a line in a song or a stanza of a poem could be a voice in the process? It can, and here is my note of appreciation. Continue reading

The Power Bell


Because most of the women in our golf club only play on dry days, Oregon golf season can reasonably be considered to last from July 5-September 25. And so it came to pass that for one entire season during the ’80’s Carla, as the 9-Hole Captain and I, as Eclectic Chair, giggled our way through recording golf scores for members and grew to become rock solid

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