Finding my Way Inside and Out

By Lizbeth Hartz | July 28, 2021

When Barry’s misdiagnosed broken hip and sudden, unexpected hip replacement surgery a month later plunged him into pain and complications, I fell into fear. Anxious thoughts imprisoned me: What if he doesn’t get better? How could I possibly live without him? Am I making the best choices to help him heal? Thoughts of our joyful…

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Got the Digestive and Depression Blues? Discover Healthy Eating – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | June 25, 2021

Lately, I suffered from indigestion (acerbated by too much junk food and too few fruits and vegetables) tying knots rather than placing butterflies in the stomach. Combined with depression, my indigestion turned into a gut-wrenching experience! So a few days ago, I went searching for some good news about something that had the potential to help…

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Finding Ways to Connect – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | May 28, 2021

As of late the world can seem a bit disconcerting, but in searching for some good news for May’s post, I came across an article, and then the website of one Kyra Peralte. Kyra’s an inspiring young woman who wished to connect and learn about other women’s experiences during this unusual time of isolation during…

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Celebrating Trees – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | April 30, 2021

Ah, trees. They provide us with food, oxygen, shade and so much more. Being a staunch champion of the environment, I love trees. I was excited when I realized that this month’s good news post would fall on Arbor Day. Through the years, my posts have reflected my love of trees. One of my favorites…

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Hawaii’s Keiki (Children) Heroes Tackling the Pandemic #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | March 27, 2021

While searching for good news for this month’s We Are The World Blogfest (WATWB), I came across some lovely quotes about children: “Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” — Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady of the United States “When I approach a child, he inspires in me two…

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Food Rescues in Freezing Austin and Chicago: Two Stories for February’s #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | February 26, 2021

I’ve heard it said that a crisis brings out the best in people, but not just any people. So which ones, you might well ask? Kind people, the ones who give a darn about those in need, like the couple in the Austin, Texas story, and the restaurateur in the windy city of Chicago. Here…

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