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19RWGOG Ouroboros Ring Whitegold fac garnet eyes head close upTreating yourself to something special is good mental health, supports physical health, restores a sense of self-worth, makes you happier and easier to live with, and creates sustaining memories. We don’t do it often enough for a lot of small reasons that don’t add up to anything.

Something special can be a new recipe, restyling a garment you have stopped wearing, repairing an old appliance or machine that has served you well for a long time but not in recent seasons. It can be a new appliance. It can be visiting Gettysburg or the Warhol Museum or golfing where you have never played. Or it can be adding three native Holly trees to your backyard hoping for a male and female. Or it can be buying a ring like the one above.

I have not worn a ring for decades so why now except that I saw it on the internet and thought why not. It comes from www.planert-jewellery.com.auand is an Ouroboros ring in blackened silver with facetted garnet eyes. The Australian jewellers Martin and Dorte Planert were easy to work with and the ring came in less than a month.

If a ring seems a bit much to you, then I have an excellent suggestion for you to consider. This quarter Clarion Friends is featuring the CCCF Operating Support Endowment Fund on our Donation Page. The fund has no glamour or sex appeal, it even has a dull name despite its critical importance sustaining the community foundation’s work. So far this quarter no one has made a contribution. Your support would be a very special act. In the weeks following your donation you will think of what you did and know that it continues to make you feel good. Maybe better than my ring makes me feel. Charles Marlin

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