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Finding The Source Of Unhappiness, Turning The Corner In Maine.

You read, hear, see lots of signs of depression, unhappiness. And wonder where did all the angry people come from? Why folks are angry, are frustrated is fueled from lots of sources deep inside. My Mom used to call it “stinking thinking”.
by MeInMaine Blog on Sep 12, 2014

Gathering Thoughts — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Gathering Thoughts, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: The ocean is a place of peace and tranquility, interspersed with motion, movement, and the endless sound of the surf. The first response of … Conti...
by Middle Aged Plague on Sep 2, 2014

Phonograph Days: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Phonograph Days, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Music is an element of the human experience that transcends time and culture, and it is as important to the health of our souls … Continue reading ...
by Middle Aged Plague on Aug 26, 2014

We’re Not Rich, but We OWN Our House

Sixteen years ago, my husband the Norwegian Artist and I had an improbable dream: we wanted to find a place in the country and raise our kids there. I say improbable because 1) we had four kids and 2) we … Continue reading →...
by Middle Aged Plague on Aug 13, 2014

Ending the Day on a Good Note: The Story of this Painting

The story of the painting, Ending the Day on a Good Note, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: No matter what job we do during the day to earn money for our daily bread, real life for … Continue reading →...
by Middle Aged Plague on Aug 12, 2014

Maine, The Simpler The Better Works Best.

Ever notice the most interesting people you meet have not all had easy, charmed lives? They take adversity, set backs, cruel blows dealt them one by one. Convert the negative into something positive. Blessed with a good supply of deep down inner grit...
by MeInMaine Blog on Aug 10, 2014

The Failing Christian Corporation

Recently, I spent an hour on the phone with a scam artist who was pushing an extremely expensive, vastly overrated SEO service onto an unsuspecting client of mine. A 30-second Internet search — even nowadays as Google continues to limit, in &#...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jul 30, 2014

Surviving the Work Week

Not everyone’s Monday is actually on Monday. But regardless of what day your week actually starts, it’s highly likely that it’s not a smooth transition from your day off to your day on. This low point of our week, when … Conti...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jul 28, 2014

Beachside Diversions: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Beachside Diversions by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve. There is a sense of nostalgia in Beachside Diversions, as an adult and a child interact, while each continues to reside in her own world, on …...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jul 22, 2014

Matutong Mamaluktot Kahit Mahaba Ang Kumot

SHOW ALL TOPICS: Go to Main Page PREVIOUS TOPIC: Ang Pagpapa-utang sa Kamag-Anak at Kaibigan NEXT TOPIC: Ang Pag-Iwas sa mga Financial Scams Sabi sa kasabihang Tagalog: “Habang maiksi ang kumot, matutong mamaluktot.”. Tama naman ito. Ibig...
by Green Stickman on Jul 17, 2014

One Small Thing Maine Is Big On, Has Plenty Of To Share.

You see a city image of a crowded overflowing sidewalk. A sea of people with expressionless faces. Some in a major marathon rush hour hurry. Late for some very important mad hatter like date. Others spilling, sprawled like wall to wall fluid glue, th...
by MeInMaine Blog on Jul 13, 2014

Independent Thinkers, Mainers Run Their Own Thought Process.

In an age of highly specialized across so many industries today, the downside is falling short in many other areas of life. Because all the money in the brain trust is placed on the marble circling the roulette wheel. To land on one specific number,...
by MeInMaine Blog on Jul 8, 2014

Simple Decoration of Living Room Through Simple Experiment of Decorating

Decorating living room does not always look extravagant and luxurious. As the most important part of house, living room can be decorated or styled with a wide range of designs. However, what if you have small living room? Having small living room cou...
by Home Design Ideas on Jul 7, 2014

Simple Living–A Cure For FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)

A few days ago while having dinner with friends I asked about their plans for the weekend. In an ever-perpetual dancing mood, I mentioned that I had noticed on Facebook that a new band was scheduled to play at a … Continue reading → You'r...
by SMART Living 365 on Jul 4, 2014

Lonesome Barn: The Story of this Painting

The story of the painting, Lonesome Barn, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Big Sky Country is not limited to the state of Montana. Many parts of the Pacific Northwest, including huge swathes of eastern Oregon and … Continue rea...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jul 1, 2014

Catching the Breeze: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Catching the Breeze, by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve. In professional fine art, the term “local color” refers to the actual color a viewer expects to see — in a landscape, figurative R...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jun 17, 2014

Purple Iris — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Purple Iris, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve. Flowers are God’s paintings that He put on earth for all to enjoy. In the oddest places — the middle of the city with … Continue reading ͛...
by Middle Aged Plague on Jun 10, 2014

Living Room Designs Indian Style

  Looking for living room designs indian style? The best living room designs indian style related to simple living room designs, living room decorating ideas, living room decorating ideas traditional, living room decorating ideas for small apart...
by Most Thought on May 29, 2014

Essentialism—A Better Way To Describe Minimalism?

I’ve been writing about the value of sustainability, simplicity and minimalism for over six years. Because it’s a big part of living SMART, I’m always on the lookout for ways to introduce new people to the idea and explain the … Continue...
by SMART Living 365 on May 23, 2014

I Don't Say Thank You to My Husband Enough

In my marriage I do not always say thank you enough.  I say thank you when it is appropriate.  But in slowing down, as I spent my day tidying, working, and just being in our home, I was thankful for all that we had.  A roof over my hea...
by Domestic Fashionista on May 21, 2014


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