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a change is in the air

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With Spring right around the corner I can feel a change in the air. I feel people are once again becoming friendly. I believe people are coming out of their cocoons. I believe we are shedding off failures and embracing our vast futures by getting ready to step into spring.

A change in how we feel is flittering around us in the air as if by magic we will transform into butterflies and be free of winter, of darkness, of the depression, the hiding, the bundling up. Not all people do this. I realize some of us love to hunker down for winter months. More slow family time takes place, more game nights, more late night suppers without cell phones, and in general more connect time with our families. We light fires, we play games, we talk, we snuggle longer and seem to love deeper.

A change is coming if we want it or not. Longer days, warmer nights, Along with these things though comes blooming jasmine, spring bouquets, playing outdoors, and slamming screen doors. Also comes spring cleaning. W…

a little love

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Today is Valentine's Day. Today is a day that is set aside to show love. While I agree businesses are out to cash out in you on this holiday, I also think that showing some extra love today is not a bad thing. Today is more then cards and flowers.Today is a day for love. For sister love, for family love, for romantic love. Love comes in many forms and all should be celebrated. I think the world needs more love. We need to say " I love you more" we need to hug more. We need more sugar in our lives. (yes more sweetness) Today is a day like any other, but today we show MORE love. Today we embrace those around us. We hug our kids closer, we kiss more, hold hands longer. Today we make a nice romantic breakfast for our love ones. Today we spend showing love to all who enter our day.
Today is love.

While I see nothing wrong with store bought gifts, I have come up with new traditions for my boyfriend and I. Being our first Valentine's Day we did a craft that was part him and…