Tag Archives: happiness

It’s the Way… – Elaina – 2/14/16

It’s the Way…-Elaina Portugal February 14th, 2016 Dear Valentine- We go through life at breakneck speeds. Owning two companies, having four kids, going to school to keep my teaching licence current, running the boys to Boy Scouts, Robotics, Science Olympiad, … Continue reading

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Looking in the Rear View Mirror – Elaina – 10/16 /15

Looking in the Rear View Mirror-Elaina Portugal October 1, 2015 Dear Reader- Another year older, another year wiser, at least that’s how the saying goes. Our first year of letters is complete and I wonder if that adage is true … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nothing Much – Elaina – 8/13/15

Ain’t Nothing Much-Elaina Portugal August 13th, 2015 Dear Reader, Happiness is a journey, not a destination, unless you’re headed to the streets of Asheville. On any given weekend, and most week nights in the summer, the downtown section of Asheville … Continue reading

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The Blame Game – Elaina – 5/28/15

The Blame Game May 28, 2015 Dear Reader- Life is hard. Sometimes bad things happen that require a substantial amount of personal strength to overcome. It could be a lost job, a divorce, an accident, a traumatic childhood incident, an … Continue reading

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Stick Figure Family — Kerry – 5/25/2015

Stick Figure Family May 25, 2015 Dear sentimental Kerry, On the back of my car is a stick figure family acquired while we vacationed. Each family member smiles, eldest to youngest, with pets interspersed, we parents flanking the group. My … Continue reading

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Lenzon — Sigurd – 4/21/2015

Lenzon Tuesday 21 April 2015 Harvest is done. Corn and rice dried and bagged and sold. Planting has begun. For Sweet Grecy that starts with about a million and a half liters of water and six hundred kilograms of rice … Continue reading

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The Seven Year Laugh – Mary- 4/4/15

The Seven Year LaughApril 4, 2015Dear M,You came across a writer prompt this week: ‘‘Write about a character, who can’t laugh,’ and you thought of the poem you had written when your son, who as a little boy, said that … Continue reading

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