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What makes you happy?

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Blog 2013 / collections / Meaning of life and that stuff / Nature

Do you know what makes you happy? Sometimes it is the simple things that can lift our spirits. I love being among nature, such as: spending time with those I love watching the ebb and flow of the tide at the beach birds, wild-flowers, deserts, autumn leaves watching a willow tree overhanging the river’s edge feeling the breeze in my face seeing the city lights at night-time enjoying fruit that is in season: cherries, apricots, grapes, mangos, peaches […]

Saving for a rainy day…

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Baby Boomers / beautiful / Blog 2012 / coins / collections

I went on a “retreat” a few years ago. It was about accepting “mid-life” – whatever that means! We covered a lot of ground talking about letting go of the past and looking positively to the future. I was on a pretty tight budget at the time. We talked about how we compensate for not being able to afford to do the things we would really like to do. For example we may be sad […]

Post cards aka snail mail :-)

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collections / Friends and family / Geography / post cards / PostaDay 2011 / Uncategorized

Here is a sample of the postcards I have in my collection. It is interesting to read the short notes on the back of them. They go back several decades. I found one written by my Uncle Chris in World War II. His words to his mum were “Still alive and well” – they were the most important words! I hope you enjoy having a browse at my collection. I love the ones that come […]

Welcome to my coin collection!

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Baby Boomers / Blog 2012 / coins / collections / Geography / post cards

I have been passively collecting coins since I was quite young. I say passively because the coins have come my way (in my change or from other people) and not me seeking them out. I sorted them today for the first time. I know I should have studied but this seemed more urgent! I have coins and some notes from the following countries: Australia (of course), old currency plus the decimal coins New Zealand Singapore England […]