Quickie here... What am I doing when I'm not writing? Usually reading... more often than not you can find me in a regency romance somewhere in the late 1800's England... today's book just happens to match my nails too. So far I'm really enjoying it! Hopefully you have something you enjoy doing too! It's been… Continue reading Matchy matchy
With St. Patrick's day falling on a Saturday this year, how could we not be feeling festive? Many people who celebrate talk about luck, the luck of the Irish. There are shirts and hats saying "I was born lucky!" or "Feeling Lucky?". I like this thought process. Is being lucky by chance? or is it… Continue reading Born Lucky?
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!
Love a little more every day... Love yourself, your partner, your children, your parents, your family, your friends, your neighbors, your co-workers, your pets,your community. Everyday. All day. No matter what. Love hurts... Valentine's Day is significant to me and my family. In 1989, we were in a car accident and my sister died. Our… Continue reading Love a little…
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!
We made it! Two weeks in and I feel like I'm just now catching up...The new year has started, and along with it the sense of optimism that washes over the world. It always feels like such a relief, everyone seems so excited, determined and motivated. Out with the old? You know what that means, everywhere… Continue reading Bad? or Better?
Season's Greetings! Short post today, thinking about this time of holiday frenzy that also leads into some much needed time off. What does this time look like to you? Is it a time for you to shut down and shut out the "noise"? A time to catch up with family and friends or your to-read… Continue reading Hibernate or rejuvenate?
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!
While listening to a Podcast on Positivity last month, it came to my attention that there are a lot of people who aren't familiar with the character Pollyanna. What?! As someone who grew up watching the movie "Pollyanna" starring Haley Mills, and loving it, I was a little shocked by this news. A "Pollyanna" remains… Continue reading A proud Pollyanna!
I'm tired. I accidentally deleted my latest blog draft. I finally put the Halloween decorations away. I haven't bought one Christmas gift yet. I was late picking up my kid from school. I fell asleep on the couch every night this week. I forgot to put the trash out. I'm really tired...Blah Blah Blah... I… Continue reading Blah Humbug