"Very timely topic. I moved into a very small condo last year and have finally started going through some boxes, etc. I had several small boxes with momentoes from my children's lives, which I sorted through and presented to each of my four…"
"Wow, I probably bought about 50 of those 400 diet books. LOL. I love the title of this one...makes much more sense. In fact, I was an active volunteer until I started gaining weight and my back and knees started to hurt. And, the one thing I miss…"
"My fear is that I'm retiring in October and I'm worried that I won't be able to continue supporting my favorite non-profit agencies. Everyone keeps talking about how hard it is to live on a fixed income, but I try to avoid those…"
"Wow, sounds like an amazing gift...something I would buy for myself, my daughter and my daughters-in-law. Three of us live in Newport, RI, surrounded by the sea, but I still feel "landlocked" some days.
"What a beautiful necklace -- and what a beautiful story. I particularly love all the symbolism of the different symbols, metals and pebbles. How wonderful that you are able to create such precious jewelry.
"I prefer to add positive things to my life during Lent:
- spend more time giving thanks
- spend more time meditating
- take better care of my body by eating healthier, walking more
- spend more time helping others"
Giving to others help me appreciate what I have more. I feel blessed to be able to give of my time and money to those in need.
What I'd most like to receive:
Good health, love, enough money to continue helping others.
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Joanie Winberg e-mail
62, divorced, four grown children, happy to be living in one of the most beautiful places in the US -- seeing the ocean every day really makes me grateful, love to do volunteer work, read, walk. Retiring in Oct. 09 and looking forward to the birth of my first grandchild.
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Welcome to the Challenge. It will be an exciting experience. This community is so wonderful and the challenge stretches you. I will be looking for forward to reading your blogs.
Love and Light,