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Pardon My French

Bon jour! Dear me — I’m transforming — again. I have been bitten by the Paris bug.  I have wandered down many a reincarnation in my short 62-year life. As I have said in other blogs, I went through a Renaissance period in my 30s;...
by Humoring The Goddess on Nov 12, 2015

Good Intentions Still Need a Disclaimer

As I sit and add images to my newly created Sunday Evening Art Gallery blog, my mind wanders back to a non-incident last week. I know that, for the most part, showcasing others’ artwork is a step through the thornbushes, to be sure. The reward:...
by Humoring The Goddess on Mar 23, 2015

MusicMafia presents London four piece Citizens

MusicMafia presents London four piece CitizensLondon four piece Citizens first turned heads with the dancefloor-ready indie pop contained in their gem of a debut ‘Here We Are’. Now having returned with Phoenix collaborator Laurent d’Herbecourt...
by MusicMafiaUK on Feb 4, 2015

Fashion No-Nos for Summer

Summer is much more forgiving of fashion faux pas than other seasons, as the variety of dress and style dances all over the board. Gone are the black and dark browns, in with the peach and lavender. Hats and jewelry and sandals take over the sanity o...
by Humoring The Goddess on Dec 26, 2014

Unclogging the Soul

The news has been pretty overwhelming for my middle aged mind to wrap around lately. The aftermath in Ferguson doesn’t make sense to me, even if you whole-heartedly have an opinion on the decision. The people whose businesses were set on fire a...
by Humoring The Goddess on Nov 25, 2014

Scared Straight

A beautiful Sunday morning — a bit cloudy, a bit cool, but quiet, romantic, inspirational. The younger side of me says I should go for a walk, clean out the basement, do all sorts of “active” things on my one full day off. My creati...
by Humoring The Goddess on Sep 14, 2014

Style Motivation Week! Lighten up. Have fun. It’s only fashion.

This week’s Summer Spotlight theme pulls from some of my favorite style motivation posts. I don’t want you ever to take style or fashion too seriously because you lose the spontaneity that makes it all so interesting. And unique to you. L...
by FocusOnStyle.com on Aug 27, 2014

[TUT] creativeLIVE – Lighten Up and Shoot with Mikey and Andy

Description: Join in a LIVE ONLINE weekend with Mikey and Andy, the proprietors of lightenupandshoot.com and get ready to experience photography in total Lighten Up and Shoot style. Mikey and Andy will go over the techniques needed to take your photo...
by tutgfx on Jul 20, 2014

Style Motivation: Lighten up. Have fun. It’s only fashion.

Ok, I was (sort of) eavesdropping. Here I was, out and about, having an espresso and couldn’t help but listen the one-sided conversation of the girl across the coffee bar. You know the type. Clutching her cellphone and talking at a decibel leve...
by FocusOnStyle.com on Jun 5, 2014

Fashion No-Nos for Summer

Summer is much more forgiving of fashion faux pas than other seasons, as the variety of dress and style dances all over the board. Gone are the black and dark browns, in with the peach and lavender. Hats and jewelry and sandals take over the sanity o...
by Humoring The Goddess on May 28, 2014

Reposting the Guilty One

Last Friday afternoon I was supposed to go to Chicago to be a part of my good friend’s Soirée … a magical moment where music and art and writing came together in true spirit. That morning the weather scared me off — rain and thun...
by Humoring The Goddess on Apr 5, 2014

Stand Outside

Thank God, it’s Friday! 😀 Sometimes, we must lighten up. Smile, laugh, and recognize, there is more to life than things and stuff! 😨 If we must, sing a song, play a game, watch a movie, roll with it! 😜 God bless us, by faith, as weR...
by Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013 on Sep 27, 2013

Roll With It Friday

Thank God It’s Friday! Sometimes, we just need to lighten up and roll with it! God bless us as we walk by faith and roll with it today! 😉 Filed under: Roll With It Friday, Something Different Tagged: God bless, lighten up, roll with it Frida...
by Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013 on Sep 13, 2013

Trippin’ Right Along

One of the keys to surviving middle age is to balance your complaining with your freedom. People like to read about your older “boomer” adventures, but few have time to listen to a thousand words of whine. As a friend once said, things of...
by Humoring The Goddess on Aug 20, 2013

It' Friday.Lighten up and enjoy,unless you're a lib you probably wont like it.

Just found this guy on YouTube. Passionate Pachyderms  Man I really like his video's and thought I'd share some with you. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did.Very talented! The D. C. Donkey... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Roberts Thoughts on Jul 12, 2013

Tuning In

I was watching an old “Closer” tonight. Brenda’s kooky future sister-in-law was calling herself an “intuitionist” (as opposed to a psychic), reading auras, getting signals from skin-to-skin contact, and receiving telepathic messages, helpin...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jun 10, 2013

With Help From a Reader, this Humble Bench/Table Finds a New Place

Dear Readers, you spoke, (or commented) and I listened. Well, one of you spoke about something that was bugging my about this vignette, and I listened. A while back, while I was sharing with you some of the things I was doing to lighten up the living...

Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

How are your Resolutions holding up? I didn’t really make any. I feel like I’m constantly goal-making, so…. why bother making a big thing of it once a year? Every Monday is New Years over here! We do make family goals though–...

What Is True Success?

So many things make us happy; so many things make us sad. So many times we wished we  had turned left instead of right; so many times we are soooo glad we did turn right instead of left. Sometimes I get really sad that I’m soon going to turn...
by Humoring The Goddess on Nov 25, 2012

Is That Religion With A Capital “R”?

On your tippy toes, my friends…On your tippy toes…  Not too long ago I wrote an article about religion, the evolution of belief systems, their differences, originations and separations.  I wanted it to be witty and irreverent, but in th...
by Humoring The Goddess on Oct 4, 2012


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