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giving back, helping others -

The heart and soul behind Cacti Rebel Studio - giving back!

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Chris Stapleton, living life on your terms, love life, mom of 3, stay at home mom -

Several years ago, when my boys were small, I went through an experience working for an organization that cemented my desire for freedom and living life on my own terms.  This organization, while doing good, had some major hiccups within its internal operations. It was really a volunteer role that I had (not a paid one) and the desire of the leadership was that I was out 3-4 nights a week doing these different projects. They were very short staffed, so everyone was overworked.  First of all, let me say, I love helping people. So I loved the work I...

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Barns at Nappanee, Indiana, road ninjas, Round Barn Theater, travel, When Calls the Heart -

This is the Round Barn Theater which is part of the Barns of Nappanee. This very special theatre, is responsible for producing the original musical "When Calls the Heart", based on the books by Janette Oke. 

I have been reading Janette Oke books since I was a pre-teen and I still love them to this day. I am also an avid fan of the TV series, inspired by the books. So, when I heard that a musical had been written I knew I had to go see it. 

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fields of gold, green is gold, minnesota, yellow flowers -

Just a couple of quick photos I snapped when visiting Lake Placid, Minnesota last fall. I love the beautiful yellow rising up on its own. Enjoy!   

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journey, minnesota, mississippi river, munsinger gardens -

June Update It’s been a while since I have updated the blog part of this website. Truthfully, I plan to update at least weekly, but the past couple of months have just been transition. And with that, I have just given myself time to go through that transition. I mourned leaving the church I worked for, the children, the volunteers in the kid’s ministry, and the staff. Even when you know God is leading you to do something, it doesn’t make it easy to say farewell. It’s been a strange time to transition, with not being able to say goodbye,...

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