It’s Grief and it’s Real

I miss our crazy busy life. With three teenagers and two preteens, a full time job, writing part time, and a fur baby, my husband and I were always doing something or going somewhere. All of our schedules went in many different directions. We also had an active social life. There were friends at our … Continue reading It’s Grief and it’s Real

Let’s Go Back

I can't be the only one who sees some silver in the lining of this cloud we are living in. This step back from life has given humans a pause to consider what is really important. They are looking at the necessary things and deciding what they can live without. We are all realizing what … Continue reading Let’s Go Back

Saturday-I am thankful for…

laughter. This is the last of my thankful birthday week posts so I want to share with you what happened when I got to have not one but two birthday cakes. I decided it is my birthday, I do what I want! I decided when I wanted to eat cake I would eat cake. I … Continue reading Saturday-I am thankful for…

Friday-I am Thankful for…

time. I am thankful for time to reflect on what is important, time to gather my thoughts and time to settle my spirit. I encourage you to take time to reflect on your values as a human. What is your motivation? Are you lying to yourself about what is really at the root of what … Continue reading Friday-I am Thankful for…

Wednesday- I am thankful for…

people who smile through adversity. I finally braved a couple of stores for provisions. I was greeted by smiling workers and a lot of "how can I help you" while keeping a nice distance from me. These people are tired. I could see it on their faces. Some looked stressed. Even through all of that … Continue reading Wednesday- I am thankful for…

Tuesday- I am thankful for…

instant communication. What if we had no way to communicate as things happen? I think about the past and how long it took information to travel. Often if it didn't happen close to home you never knew it. Now, we can hear about things almost in real time. Think about the way you communicate with … Continue reading Tuesday- I am thankful for…

Monday- I am thankful for…

Doughnuts. Those sweet circles of goodness that for a few seconds can distract my brain from the chaos of life. I know I hear ya. Stress eating is bad. I am sure that Hanson Gregory, an American, who claimed to have invented the ring-shaped doughnut in 1847, did not mean for me to use them as … Continue reading Monday- I am thankful for…

Sunday- I am Thankful for…

Today is the first day of my birthday week. I have decided for the thought of the day, I will leave you with one thing that I am thankful for and the reason why we should be thankful. It will not always be a deep emotional thought, though it might be. This week should be … Continue reading Sunday- I am Thankful for…

Not Today

Today is not the day to worry. Today is not the day to panic. Today is not the day to focus negative thought. Today is not the day to fight. Today is not the day to doubt. Today is the day to love. Today is the day to appreciate what you have. Today is the … Continue reading Not Today

Smiles

Share smiles not frowns. If you are like me you are sad that you can't hug your friends right now. I am even limiting how much I hug my family. We can share a smile at no risk. I am a smiling fool. Every time I see a sad or more often a scowling person … Continue reading Smiles