TSARA SHELTON – THE TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS OF A LIFE LIVED ON THE EDGE OF SOCIETY 07/08 by ENVISION THIS | Culture Podcasts

TSARA SHELTON – THE TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS OF A LIFE LIVED ON THE EDGE OF SOCIETY 07/08 by ENVISION THIS | Culture Podcasts.

So great to hear Tsara’s voice again! I finally got to listen to her podcast interview.  So proud of her! 😀

Spinning in Circles and Learning from Myself

I think you might like this book – “Spinning in Circles and Learning from Myself: A Collection of Stories that Slowly Grow Up” by Tsara Shelton.

Start reading it for free: http://amzn.to/1CPtFT6

The author is an amazingly beautiful person, inside and out! She has years of life experiences at such a young age.

Oh Brother

Try as I might, but it never fails.  When someone’s attitude is more on the negative side, aimed towards other people in the household – yes, it affects me, and I will react accordingly.  I know it’s not about me, but can’t help to react verbally defensively.  The movie, “Multiplicity”, just came on TV.  This movie came on at the perfect moment.  I truly believe it was no a coincidence!!  If you haven’t seen it yet, please put it on your “To Do” list.  That person has calmed down now, but now I need to reach that lower level.  Give me strength!!  Thanks for letting me share my venting.

What do you all do when someone starts “attacking” emotionally out of the blue?   When actually the main purpose or goal was to ask for help?

Daughter

When I’m done with my work week and I come home, my daughter never fails to greet me at the bottom of the stairway when I walk through the door!  She’s so excited to see me!  She tells me how much she’s missed me all week and can’t wait to catch up on all the week’s events.  She has limited speech, but I understand her completely.  She smiles at me with her big, brown eyes and then hurriedly walks up the stairway with me.  I can hardly put my bags down when she immediately wants hugs and kisses.  After a brief exchange of affection, I tell her to let me put my things down and out of the way, then I’ll be right back.  I tell you, this girl hardly has any patience. Who am I kidding, she has NO patience!!  I sometimes feel like I’m being scolded by her, you know, by the tone and pitch of her voice.  She acts like the world should evolve around her and her alone.  Girls.  Can’t live with them.  Can’t live without them.

By the way, did I mention my daughter has four legs and is almost eleven years old?  She’s my only daughter, and I love her very much!! 😀

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(Trying to avoid getting her picture taken)

This River

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This river is absolutely breath-taking.  This river radiates beautiful, cooling, relaxing sounds, and represents such tranquility where words are hard to describe.  This river is full of adventure for people of all ages who want the thrill of excitement galore.  This river brings new comradery among complete strangers, coming from all over the nation, who also have the same desires and goals of having fun.   This river is strong, with great, intense power that can overtake anyone who dares to challenge it.  This river can bring relationships much closer together, or escalate stress into chaos amongst even the best of friends.  This river is a watering hole for families and friends to gather and enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer.

Well, enough about me.  What did you do this 4th of July?  (If you’re in the U.S.A.)

About The Summer of 1934

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About The Summer of 1934.

About The Summer of 1934

In the summer of 1934, Johnny Varble is six years old. He lives on a farm with his family near the small town of Santa Susana California. Johnny’s peaceful world is jolted when a stranger with a checkered past arrives to live at the farm. As the long hot summer progresses, Johnny is confronted with decisions that a six-year-old should not have to make. A pretty girl from Oklahoma creates confusing emotions, and a brutal crime gets the small town buzzing with suspicion. Johnny attempts to unravel the mysteries as he watches the world around him, and is confronted with the harsh realities of depression-era life.