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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

twenty and thirtheen ...

resolutions
.
one word
.
mantra
 .
whatever...





one thing is for sure 

I AM CHANGING  
things up 

. . .

by the end of last year 
I was better on tract 
with keeping it healthier
. . .
. . .

there is still room to improve,
and I fully intend to do that.
with or without the rest of the gang.
they either follow
or they don't

. . .
I am going to
be healthier





last year I found myself desperately seeking
.
some kind of fulfillment
 .
accomplishment
.
satisfaction





I looked for it in other people 
(but how could they know what makes me happy 
when I'm still trying to figure that out?)

* * *


* * *
I looked for it in hobbies
and
domestic conquests
(there is no such thing as a clean house!)

* * *
I looked for it in material objects 
(it does not come in purses, 
jewelry, or clothes)
 * * *
I failed
miserably!

* * *
this year I intend to find it in me
I am not a rock
I can move
I can smile more
I can laugh more
I can be more


16 comments:

  1. Hi Nicki! Thank you so much for your sweet comment at my blog...it really meant a lot. And your photography is amazing!!! Gorgeous pictures here! Happy New Year!

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  2. The first step in becoming happier is realizing that we are the only ones who have the power. No one can make us happy, unhappy, angry; it's how we choose to react to the world around us that determines our attitude. Good for you for taking that first step. I take it often. I do well, then oops! Need to start over. Good luck on the journey!

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    1. that is exactly it - it is a journey and one that sometimes gets side tracked. I've had an oops and am bound and determined to get back on the trail. Thanks Pat!

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  3. Excellent advice for all of us. It all lies within. Amazing pics in this post, by the way!

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  4. Look at you go!! Gorgeous photos and self discovery is awesome!!!!

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  5. I am really loving this Nicki:)

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  6. BEAUTIFUL snowy shots!! Love these!

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  7. Very good post. Thought provoking.... We all need to realize WE are responsible for our own journey.

    I love the frosty photos. And, you're right...there is no such thing as a clean house. :)

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  8. Love the snow berries! And I say Go You!! I am cheering you on.

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  9. Heh, you go girl...I am right along with you with my "Yes" attitude. I'll encourage you, you encourage me, this is gonna be a great year, I just know it!! You got snow??? I am sooo jealous, love these images!!

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  10. Good luck with your goals in 2013! I can tell you one thing - the photos are just gorgeous. Is that deer in a cemetery? I think I see a headstone. Wonderful!

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    1. Barb - yes that deer is in a cemetery - an abandoned, very old one at the top of the hill.

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  11. Great post, Nicki! You can achieve anything you want, and sometimes it's ok to give ourselves permission to change or adjust our goals along they way, too ;)

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  12. So beautifully said. I think you will be in the right mindset now to find what you are after.

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  13. It is great to start a new approach, isn't it!

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