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Day 356 – Learn To Dance In The Rain

  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – unknown Dance in that storm! Even if it takes using a bright big red umbrella to give you a feeling that you can make it through. My great big red umbrella has been my friends […]

Day 355 – Pulling Myself Together

“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” – Elizabeth Taylor Good plan. Will do! I’m headed to the mall to shop at Nordstrom’s Rack in the hopes of finding just the right outfit for my t.v. appearance. Oops – did I let that slip out? Yes indeedy folks – I […]

Day 354 – Fading

I faded a bit today. My body called for an unexpected time out. I could have pushed through but right now I’m on an endurance marathon and sprint to the last apple so – although my list is long and the details need to come together right now – I did what I usually don’t […]

Day 353 – Kindness & Joy

Please choose kindness. Choose Joy. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 353 was created in pastels.

Day 352 – Apple Brown Betty

Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 cup sugar 3 cups 1/4-inch bread cubes 2 tablespoons melted butter Grated rind of 1 lemon 2 pounds large apples 2 to 4 tablespoons cold water (optional) Preheat the oven to 375°F. Combine the nutmeg and the sugar and set aside 2 tablespoons. Put the bread cubes […]

Day 351 – Don’t Let Yesterday Use Up Too Much Of Today

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today. – Cherokee Proverb Oh, how difficult this is. I find it amazing what my mind goes back to. I love the idea of living in the moment and not dwelling on the past but what an incredibly difficult practice this is. I think this proverb is […]

Day 350 – My Mom’s Perspective

My mom has been with me everyday and at every step through each apple. She has cheered each high and she’s felt my lows probably more than I have. When she told me she was writing about her impressions of the last 10 years I felt a huge sense of relief. I cried when I […]

Day 349 – Take Out

My mom always said, “Don’t go to the supermarket on an empty stomach.” Maybe not her most thought provoking piece of advice but words to live by for sure. I think tonight I could have listened to that advice when making my apple. All I’ve been able to think about for the last hour and […]

Day 348 – Sending Love & Light

Sending love and light to so many people tonight. I’m thinking of you and grateful for each and every one of you. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 348 was created in acrylic and watercolor. *** I do have a post that my mother Susan has written. I will post it – I’m just not sure when. […]

Day 347 – Surviving The Difficult Days

Today was a difficult day. We all have them. We all get through them. I’ve discovered the great outlet of writing this past year. So – I wrote it all out and I feel so much better. I haven’t posted on The Fight Like A Girl Club website in a couple of months so my […]