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
Pilgrimage: a journey, especially a long one made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion. - dictionary.com What started out as what one could call a "Pure Michigan" moment; a family trip to climb the magnificent Sleeping Bear dunes, ended up being so much more for me... The Sleeping Bear dunes is… Continue reading An Accidental Pilgrimage
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?
A few days ago, my colleague shared that his kids came home from college for Thanksgiving weekend and he was thankful that everyone is under one roof again. He said "All is right in the world." I love that statement, because when you miss your family, that is exactly how it feels to have everyone… Continue reading All is right in my world
As annoying as I find the black & white photo challenge currently on Facebook , I can also appreciate it because it prompts people to share photos, things from everyday life. Real life. There's all this discussion lately about real life vs. "Facebook life"; what's shared, the highlight reel or even orchestrating moments to appear… Continue reading Capture your joy!