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Share the Joy: Blue Jays

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A couple of days ago, I hung a new block of high protein suet  from a limb on the birch tree.
I got a good scolding from a Stellar Jay who'd been sitting in a nearby tree.
"Get outa here," he screamed, as I inched my way to the tree, greasy block of fat and seeds in hand.
But a couple of minutes later, three gorgeous, noisy jays were flitting from branch to branch, and diving down for a snack.
Sheer joy -- except that they wouldn't sit still for a photo.  So I had to settle for this photo (owner unknown) from a bird identification site.

Other sources of joy?
Nashville's on tonight. My new display cabinet and media center were delivered today and look even better than I anticipated.
The real estate market has picked up a bit and I've had -- or will have -- three showings  within a week by Saturday afternoon. No offers yet, but I'm keeping fingers crossed and St. Joseph in the garden, standing on his head.
What sparked the fire of joy in you this week?
Notice joy. Cultivate it. Celebrat…

Share the Joy: Superbowl Hype

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Ok. I'll admit it. I'm thrilled and overjoyed that my Seahawks squeaked out a win and are headed to the Superbowl.
(photo from Seahawk.com)
Woo hoo!
What sparked the fire of joy in you this week?
Notice joy. Cultivate it. Celebrate it. Share it.


1. do a post that tells and shows what gives you joy.
2. capture the URL of the specific post and paste it into  the Mr. Linky box along with your info.
3. Visit other players and let their joy infect you. Leave them a comment because everyone  enJOYS getting positive feedback.
Let's keep the epidemic of JOY going!


Share the Joy: A List

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This week, there were lots of little moments of joy.
1.  Learning that 12 couples or families had toured my home in Sunday's open house.
2. The Seahawks beat the Saints, though honestly, they didn't play  as well as they should have.
3. Mr. Purrsnickety is still doing well on his special diet -- no urine crystals!
4. I got Office Premium loaded on my new desktop, so I can go back to writing.
5. I discovered Stash Raspberry-Pomegranate green tea (yum!).
and
6. the pops of my favorite blue in this new Polyvore creation  (I'm so happy to be back to playing with images again).

What sparked the fire of joy in you this week?
Notice joy. Cultivate it. Celebrate it. Share it.


1. do a post that tells and shows what gives you joy.
2. capture the URL of the specific post and paste it into  the Mr. Linky box along with your info.
3. Visit other players and let their joy infect you. Leave them a comment because everyone  enJOYS getting positive feedback.
Let's keep the epidemic of JOY going!

Share the Joy: Back to Basics

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One of the things that gives me the most joy is honoring my creative nature by making art.




Art journaling, digital art making, playing on Polyvore, you name it.  It makes my heart sing.



What gave you joy this week? Tell us. Link your post and go visit others to share their joy.



Share the Joy: Happy New Year

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Woo hoo -- it's a new year, with plenty of promise.
I'm overjoyed to have a computer on my new desk and being hooked up to the internet in my new house (no, the old one hasn't sold yet, so I'm just visiting the new house) and being able to Share the Joy with you.
And for the new year, I'm hoping all the gears will mesh


and all your prayers will be answered.



What sparked the fire of joy in you this week?
Notice joy. Cultivate it. Celebrate it. Share it.


1. do a post that tells and shows what gives you joy.
2. capture the URL of the specific post and paste it into  the Mr. Linky box along with your info.
3. Visit other players and let their joy infect you. Leave them a comment because everyone  enJOYS getting positive feedback.
Let's keep the epidemic of JOY going!