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by Leisure Care
Autumn 2017
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When I Grow Up
by Jessica McCurdy Crooks

Dreams and visions of our future are an important part of growing and learning. And, like so much else, they tend to change during the different phases of our lives. It is important to have a roadmap of how we want our lives to progress, but we also need to bear in mind that roadblocks will occur along the way.

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From My Pocket a Pebble
by Pam Mandel

The headstones here sing of wealth and pride, some of them are family sanctuaries, the black granite stamped deep with names of families that are gone now. There is no one here to clear the vines away, to place the pebble that signifies a visit. The deer bolt, and I go back to reading the names out loud.

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On Our Best Days
by Nancy Gertz

Is being happy the holy grail of human experience? Many of our spiritual traditions suggest that we are more likely to thrive when we live meaningful lives; happiness shows up in sparks and memorable moments, but it isn’t a steady state or something we can attain and sustain. In fact, modern researchers tell us that actively searching for happiness decreases our chances of actually achieving it.

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