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Today Is A New Day!

Today Is A New Day!
Today is a beautiful day because it’s a gift.
Many people around the world did not receive this gift.
You did receive the gift of TODAY – what are you going to do with it?
Today Is A New Day!!
If you want to be a better father or mother – today’s the day!
If you want to be a better son or daughter – today’s the day!
If you want to forgive those who have wronged you – today’s the day!
Yes, this gift is so precious that
If you want to take steps to improve your health – today’s the day!
If you want to help a charity – today’s the day!
If you want to pray for a troubled friend – today’s the day!
You see, what you do with the gift of TODAY is up to you.
If you want to improve yourself or your life or anyone else’s life in any way
Today’s the day!!!
Welcome to today!!
© Steve Maraboli
http://www.abettertoday.com/today_is_a_new_day.html

Everyday Travels

I love traveling. I love finding new places, checking out the coffee, op shops, gift shops & the local sights. With 3 kids, a husband, a full time job and living in a regional area, going to different places is a rare occurance. Travel is a semi regular part of our lives though. Living in out here means that we travel when we need to do things that aren't available in our town. Having family in Sydney means trips at least 4 times a year to visit. The good thing is that there are a few different ways we can get to Sydney. Mostly we go the 'quick' (if 8 hours in a car can be considered quick) way, sometimes we go the longer way & stay overnight just for something different.

I guess I'd always had the idea that traveling involved going to far flung, sometimes exotic places. The towns we drive through regularly have become part of the scenery, though mostly I don't see the scenery as my head is usually buried in a book!

Then I came across the blog 52 suburbs - …