Author Archives: Karen Nicholson

About Karen Nicholson

“Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” ~ John Milton Writing about these moments of awe has been a driving force of my life for, well, as long as I can remember. Coupled with a devotion to sunrises and sunsets that defies explanation, a combination of the two seemed like the right thing to do. I welcome you to my world. May it be a blessing to yours.

How to Fall Off a Horse

Get on a horse.  Rather difficult to fall off of one otherwise.  Pretty much a no-brainer.  My chiropractor (bless his heart) warned me that I would eventually fall – I hate it when he’s right.  However, this particular ride was … Continue reading

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It’s Time.

Last January the most devoted follower of this blog lost his private battle with depression. He provided, besides an ever-encouraging sounding board to my musings, a “buddy bench” for me and so many others who found themselves alone on the … Continue reading

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To Ride a Horse

So.  Since the last time we visited I have taken steps toward fulfilling a preteen dream of spending a great deal of time around horses.  To that end, I have taken three (count them – 3) lessons from a self-proclaimed … Continue reading

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Just One Minute… My three year old son is great for the phrase “just one more minute” when he’s trying to buy a little extra time playing with his trains or trying to avoid bedtime.  It’s…

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Please vote for a chance of a lifetime (and it’s not even for me)!

This cool lady is “this close” to winning the trip of her biggest, baddest, bucket list adventure.  How awesome is that?  Check it out and vote in as many ways as you possibly can! Related articles Then, I started blogging. … Continue reading

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Mars and Venus in Retrospect

One of the first boys who liked me that I liked back (an elusive juxtaposition “my whole life” until the ripe old age of 14) came into my life during a trip up the steps of the Washington Monument.  There were … Continue reading

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Dreams Revisited

Last night as I was viewing the last segment of Wayne Dyer‘s recent PBS special, Wishes Fulfilled, I realized that I need to reconsider a dream I had several years ago while recovering from cancer surgery.  Dr. Dyer interviews Anita … Continue reading

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