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I Am Not a World-Changer

Growing up, I was a bit awkward to say the least. I didn't quite fit into the stereotypical boxes of a girl from southern California. I hung out with most cliques at some time or another: the athletes, the nerds, the skater kids, the popular crowd, and the loners (yes, I hung out by myself… Continue reading I Am Not a World-Changer

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ROOTED IN LOVE

What is my life rooted in? It seems I have been asking myself this question quite a lot lately after writing Roots & Prunes. So for the last few days I've been doing a bit of digging to see what lies beneath the surface of my own heart. Some call it "soul searching." I call… Continue reading ROOTED IN LOVE

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Roots & Prunes

I used to believe I had it all together. I had a schedule to follow, obligations to keep, things to arrange. I was someone and what I did was important. This all changed when Andy and I moved and I began looking for a new job. I assumed that employers would see that I was… Continue reading Roots & Prunes

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Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

Just a note of encouragement for today: On a particular hike up a mountain in New Zealand, Andy and I came close to what we thought was the summit. Suddenly the path veered away and began leading us in an entirely different direction. I felt discouraged and even frustrated because the summit we had bypassed… Continue reading Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

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This Grand Masterpiece

Hi friends! Happy one year anniversary to us! It has been a whole year since we have begun this darling adventure together and it has been amazing! So thank you for being up for the adventure! It is SO good for you to be here and this place would definitely not be the same without… Continue reading This Grand Masterpiece

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Eyes Wide Open

Hello friends! I hope that you had an entirely delightful weekend and that your week is off to a great start! Wow it is already Tuesday and this week is just flying by like none other. But alas. Here I am and here you are and we are here together. And it is SO good… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open

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Take Time for Detours

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to another week here on This Darling Adventure! It is SO good that you are here! A few days ago we received our first big dumping of snow here in the North and boy howdy has it been beautiful. There is a sort of excitement in the air for the… Continue reading Take Time for Detours

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Meaningful Monday: Ride the Wind

Happy Monday, friends! It is good for you to be here today! It is the beginning of a brand new week and I hope that your's is off to a great start! Andy and I are wrapping up our last week in our current apartment and are looking ahead to a new living space and… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: Ride the Wind

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Meaningful Monday: The Dead of Winter

Hello friends! Not to fear, I have not lost my mind. I am aware that it is not really Monday. Truth be told, I meant to post this yesterday, but was called away on short notice to undertake a massive painting job before I could finish. So pleasure forgive me for my tardiness, but better late… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: The Dead of Winter

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Delightful Delicacies

Welcome back friends! I hope that you have had a wonderful day. Here in the north the sun was shining all day long and the temperature has dipped up to about 0 degrees. Just about perfect weather for going on afternoon walks and playing pick-up games of hockey. Andy and I also tried something entirely different today. We… Continue reading Travel Tip Tuesday: Delightful Delicacies