A New Day

The new day dawns.

Stretching out before us with a fresh chance to step forward and make of it what we will.

forestbeachloop137And how will we live this new day? Will it be for others, or will it be for ourselves alone?

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Blog-Marmee242Will we build, or will we tear down?

Blog-Osprey56Reach out for greater understanding or cling in fear to the safe world we already know?

Osprey78-BlogI guess the choice is ours, and ours alone.

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Friday’s Comin’

It’s been a long week.

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The good news is, and I have this on good authority…

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That Friday’s JUST around the corner!

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So hang in there, everybody!  😉

Sally

In Search of Peace

It has been a time of upheaval both in the weather patterns here on the Cape, and in my own life as well.

Last evening, after the recent storms within and without, I went to the shore in search of peace.

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And there, as the sun was setting, I found the inner calm  that I lacked in reflective pools…

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Among the shells…

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And along the jetties where others, too, seemed to be finding their own moments of reflection and pause.

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I was pleased to see that in my recent absence the marsh had been slowly pulling on its luminous autumn garb, one blade of golden grass at a time.

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Tomorrow will come soon enough, and I’ll dig in and face it all again, I told myself.

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But for right now, let there be peace…

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Thank you for visiting me here at Images of Cape Cod.

Sally

The Purrrfect Pep Talk

That’s my girl.

Short and sweet, all puns intended, she always gives me just the Monday morning pep talk that I need…

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Thanks, Marms!   ❤

Hope you have a good Monday everybody!

Sally

Monday Morning Cure

It’s Marmee Monday, and she’s dying to share her cure for the Monday Morning Blues!

For starters, you need to jump up and greet the day. And remember, NO FEAR.Blog-Marmee119

Breathe deeply, open those nasal passages and feel those stress lines just slip away…

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Next, a gentle chin massage…

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A couple of eye rolls…

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And don’t forget the ears, too. A little to the left, please.

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Next, it’s time for a few yoga stretches…

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A quick check on today’s top stories…

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Then it’s up on your feet for a quick at-bat with your very favorite Mousie, the one who really gets your heart pumping.

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Time to head into the studio to see what’s on deck for today!

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Don’t forget to check the stock…

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And keep your eyes open for when the UPS man is in the ‘hood.

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You should have time for just one more yoga stretch…

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And a greaaaat big yawn!

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You have DONE it! You have chased away those Monday Morning Blues and are ready now to face the day!

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Or… hmmmm…

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Marmee did tell me that her cure can sometimes cause occasional drowsiness.

Please let me know how it works for you, and I’ll be sure to pass it along to her.

Shhhh…. After her nap, of course.

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