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Spiritual Saturday - The Sting

One Sunday morning I got up earlier than usual to impress my wife by doing several unpleasant household chores without being asked! First, I took care of our small flock of city chickens, feeding them, gathering the eggs, and letting them peck and dust-bathe in the yard. Next, I hauled a pile of old backyard furniture to the curb to let passing neighbors pick over the various pieces before the garbage truck came the next day. Then I turned my attention to weeds, which have an annoying habit of sprouting and thriving all over the yard in exactly the places...

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Wolves in Minnesota

H. K. (not their real name) just bought five of our Native American proverb quote prints featuring words from “The Wolf You Feed” parable. These custom works of art will soon make their way to the tiny town of Crosby, an iron mining community smack dab in the middle of Minnesota. We hope they will serve as an inspirational blessing to everyone who might read these thoughtful words. More than 7000 people have trusted CJ Prints to create amazing word art over the past ten years. What might we print for you? Until next time, may words bless you! *...

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Witty Wednesday - Social Distancing in the Garden

Last week our family ventured out amidst the local curfews and stay at home orders for a brief stroll through our favorite botanical garden. They had warnings posted at various locations reminding visitors of physical distancing requirements, and as the rule of thumb for safety they cleverly encouraged us to stay at least a rake’s distance from other guests! You may be finding you have extra time to attend your own yard work, or may be interested in starting your own victory garden. Here are a few gardening items we recommend from Amazon.com you may find useful: Classic garden rake...

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Top Ten Tuesday - Adventure Quotes

Hi, all! These days, when a trip to the supermarket feels like a major expedition and tanks of gas last for weeks, thoughts and plans for leisure travel can be forgotten or postponed indefinitely. Not much fun for those with wanderlust in their veins like us. In the spirit of vicarious adventures that we’re being forced into by this pesky virus, we offer our top ten adventure/travel quotes that we hope will inspire future expeditions, whenever they may be: “Because in the end, you won’t remember the times you spent in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn...

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Motivational Monday - Courage

Motivating words from the Rough Rider: “Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.” President Theodore Roosevelt knew a thing or two about challenges. And success. Why not display this poster print prominently in your home or office to be daily reminded to press on through adversity. Featured in a bold black and white print that would complement any decor. It’s available from our online shop professionally printed just for you. Until next time, may words bless you! * * * Chris & Jen P.S. Share a motivating quote...

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