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Letter from the Editor – Hello September!

Hello Blue Mountain Friends, Poet Helen Hunt Jackson wrote charming poems about all the seasons, but “September” is a special favorite.  Here is an excerpt: By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Surprise & Delight your Best Friend (FREE desktop background)

Your closest and dearest friend(s) will always have a special place in your heart. And you in hers. You know each other inside and out. You’ve gone through good times and bad. You’ve been there for each other through thick … Continue reading

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What to Write…to Brighten Someone’s Day

It’s easier than you think to brighten someone’s day. In fact, we probably don’t realize just how easy it can be. So, why don’t we do more of these random acts of kindness? Oftentimes, people feel that they have to show or … Continue reading

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Summer Gardening

“Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.” —Francis Bacon Gardens—of any and all kinds—bring both joy and tranquility to those who cultivate and grow them. Whether it’s a flower garden, a vegetable garden, an herb garden, or a purely whimsical garden, … Continue reading

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Summer Memories

With the recent arrival of summer, everyone is definitely in the summer mood and anticipating these much-awaited lazy, hazy days. There are so many good memories that come to mind when summertime starts. We have flashbacks of riding in the … Continue reading

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Celebrating “Take Your Dog to Work Day.”

Ask any pet owner and they’ll tell you—their pets are their family. Our lovable fur babies are like our children, and we love them, and spoil them, to our hearts content. Wanting to take them with us wherever we go … Continue reading

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Brighten Someone’s Day!

Hello, Blue Mountain Friends, Well, here we are, knee deep in summer!  Isn’t it wonderful?  Like the fireflies that we caught as children, we can release our happy summertime memories and let them light up our days.  Running through the … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness: Part II (FREE printable)

Now that we’ve discussed the beauty and impact of generosity and thoughtfulness towards one another in “Random Acts of Kindness: Part 1,” let’s see how we can actually put this lovely concept into motion and make it come to life. … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness Part I (FREE desktop background)

A smile from a stranger…a hug out of nowhere from your child, friend, or family member… a card received in the mail “just because.” These seemingly small gestures aren’t small at all. In fact, they have the power to turn … Continue reading

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Renewing Connections with Family (part II)

In our previous post, we talked about ways to reignite friendships that may have gone by the wayside. In this, our second post focused on renewing connections, we’d like to share some ideas around connecting with family members. It’s so … Continue reading

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