It’s not about the stuff.

Life is not about things. Things are replaceable. It is the love and memories that we should pass down. You should be living life as if every day is a reason to pull out the good dishes. Why are you keeping all that stuff put away to use once or twice a year? So what … Continue reading It’s not about the stuff.

Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad. … Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2

What’s my name?

When the days are rough and you are so exhausted that you can’t even remember who you are, it’s nice to have that one person to come home too. My husband always has dinner waiting and arms to wrap around me when I come home. He knows me like no other human knows me. He … Continue reading What’s my name?

Time Stands Still

There are moments in life that you want to stop and save it forever. Time does stand still. When that happens focus all your senses. What do you see? What smell is on the air? Close your eyes, what do hear? More importantly, how does it feel? Savor it...hold it in your heart. Cherish it. … Continue reading Time Stands Still

Do Nothing

Sometimes the best thing you can do for your person is nothing. Just spend time together in the same breathing space, doing individual things and occasionally chatting. Show your love by being present and in the moments with the human you like best.

Let them Eat Cake

Children are only little for a Short time. They will grow up and leave you before you have a chance to adjust your brain and heart to the idea that they are now grown. So let them eat cake for breakfast, let them play in the rain, and let them be children for as long … Continue reading Let them Eat Cake

Selfish Happiness

My husband enjoys building and painting models. Small fantasy critters and armies. For years it was difficult for him due to carpal tunnel pain. I convinced him to get the surgery. Now he’s back at it. Crazy thing is he thanks me for encouraging him to get his hand fixed. Isn’t that what we are … Continue reading Selfish Happiness

Today is About Family

If you are lucky enough to be with the family you love, enjoy them. If you are not with them, call them or do that new fangled Zoom thing. If you are estranged from your family, forgive them, or try too. (Forgiveness is hard.) If you are not on speaking terms with your family or … Continue reading Today is About Family

Are you doing ok?

Let’s take this Monday to think about how we are really mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Listen to your inner most part. Don’t neglect what is important to your survival. Once you have taken care of you, then focus on the humans who are important to your life. You can’t help anyone if you lack … Continue reading Are you doing ok?