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IN MY OWN WORDS Finding the humor and humanity in everyday life.

English - Faith, Life, Women
http://www.dianeweidenbenner.com
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"W"here did the summer go?

Can you believe it's July?!Where did the summer go? I had knee replacement surgery in April, recuperated in May,  fell twice and began recuperation again in June. I've noticed the seasons ch...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"V"agabond or victor?

Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.There is something romantic and mysterious about old barns.It's amazing to me that many of them are still standing after time and weather have taken their toll. T...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"U"nsung heroes

Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.Why is it that all the carefully plotted, planted beauties get all the glory? Rose bushes and Geraniums are majestic! Zinnias and Hydrangea have character, color ...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"T"horoughfare

It's been raining a lot in the Midwest! And, we're not unique. There has been flooding throughout the United States this season.There is actually an area of Terre Haute that floods regularly...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"S"ycamore tree

Sycamore tree in winter. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.This winter, while walking beside Big Raccoon Creek near the Bridgeton Grist Mill in Bridgeton, Indiana, my friend and I noticed this bea...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"R"est

Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.My husband looks longingly at our cats and our dog, when they sleep. He says, "Wouldn't it be great to be that relaxed?!" It's like they abandon all striving and ...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"Q"uiet

Long Beach, California. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.There is something magical about those places that we go, where there is peace and quiet. Our minds can sift through the day's worries, li...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"P"arks

Hawthorn Park is beautiful in the spring, summer and fall. It can even bepeaceful in the winter, with new fallen snow. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner.One benefit of living in Indiana is the abu...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"O"rigin

My dad, Sterling, and my nephew Matt.A person's "origin" can mean several things. It can be a place/location where I was born (Denver, Colo.), it can be a culture from where my ancestors ori...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1Y ago

"N"ature

Mama fox and one of her kits. A fallen tree is their habitat sowe can't clear it away. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner. My husband and I have .7 of an acre on the north side of a small town in I...