The holiday season brings a lot of memories with it, most of them good, many of them have us reflecting back about people who aren't here with us . Our relatives and loved ones who have passed away, gone, but not forgotten. Many of us celebrating the holidays, maybe the first time with someone missing,… Continue reading Our presence is the present
This is a long time coming. I was tagged by my best blogging friend, Tiara from Muted Mouthful. The opportunity here is to take the power of words (ABC's) and say something nice about myself. Here goes... ABC A: Ambitious B: Beautiful C: Creative D: Delightful E: Enthusiastic F: Friendly G: Gracious H: Honest I:… Continue reading A-Z say nice things about me
39 is mine! My last post was about my blog's birthday, this one is about mine. Yep, it's my birthday today! My new mantra is 39 is mine! Take the day and the year by the hand and lead it forward... 39 is mine is a great mantra because it speaks to the fact that… Continue reading Seize the day! or at least your birthday…
Today (11/11) is an exciting day! It's my blogger "birthday"! Yes, a year ago today, I went to the Shehive and took a class called "Launch my blog". I'd been wanting to write a blog for a while but kept putting it off. Sometimes, I need a class to give me a boost of confidence… Continue reading Once upon a November…
Music is life! Check out this post about it…mine coming shortly
My blogging tribe, Laura Spoonie and Johnzelle, tagged me to participate in creating a “Pick me up playlist” for World Mental Health Day. Laura created the tag, a brilliant way to spread positivity and light. If I could only use three words to describe each of these individuals I would say:
Laura: warrior, authentic, and creative
Johnzelle: compassionate, funny, and ambitious
Check out their blogs and their individual playlists, I am definitely adding some new jams to my mix!
- Link back to ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ creator – Laura Spoonie
- Tag the blogger who nominated you
- Mention how music helps your Mental Health
- List 10 songs that you would consider to be a part of your ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ (optional: mention a little bit why each song is on your list)
- Tag 10 other bloggers to join in with the ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ Challenge
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One of the things I love most about watching the Olympics, is seeing all of the faces of joy, satisfaction, amazement, relief and accomplishment from these athletes. The unedited emotions, and the way they celebrate victory, without hesitation. Sometimes it's teammates celebrating with each other, or athletes from different countries congratulating their fellow competitors. You… Continue reading V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!
Some things I've written that I'm most proud of have been for honoring others... a few wedding toasts, thank you letters, a eulogy and a rap for my dad's 60th birthday. There's something about putting into words how much someone means to you or what their life at that moment represents, that is so special.… Continue reading Ode to you!
In honor of birthday week... If you know me, you know that I love to celebrate birthdays. Not just my own, but other people's as well. Why? It's a celebration of life! The most glorious gift we have. The magic of birthdays I love the saying "live everyday like it's your birthday". Think about it.… Continue reading Celebrate! Celebrate!