Love is being there for your person even when you want to do something else. Love is giving respect to your person. Love is liking your person when they do not like themselves. Love is all the polite things you do for strangers, but doing them because you want to not because they are polite … Continue reading Love is…
I want to skip the holiday this week. That would be selfish. Americans love their USA holidays. It’s so much stress and does not fit into my focused simple life plan. My children don’t like traditional Thanksgiving food. Often we serve alternative meals. This year we are, for the first time, going to a restaurant … Continue reading Traditionally I’m Over It
Want to get your family away from screens? Put everyone on the car, go an hour or two from home and pretend your from out of state. My husband sat in the back seat with the kids and I drove. We played music and sang with the radio. Spent he day pretending to be tourists. … Continue reading Mini Road-trips
Want to be happy? Here’s the secret...get ready...it’s an amazing thing....ok, here it goes... If you want to be happy, be happy. Choose happy. Live happy. Let go of everything and everyone who interferes with your happy. Happy is as happy does. Fact.
If you give a little kindness you will always get more back than you give. It may not be the same day or the same person to give it to you that you gave kindness too, however good will always return good. Fact.
I disagree that there is a fine line between love and hate. Rather than two monsters sitting on opposite sides of a line they can exist at the same time. You can love someone and hate them at the same time. This is not a good place to live. It’s a toxic thing. Don’t take … Continue reading Love and Hate
What does home mean to you? Home is where you are most comfortable. Home is where you keep your stuff. Home is where you grew up. Home is where you live. Home is where your love lives. Home is not just a place but a feeling.
I’m currently it Texas. It is big, dusty and full of people. The entire place glows in a bright sunshine haze. It’s so different from the blue and green of Florida that I am used too. Same sunshine different brilliance. Humans are the same as nature. If they are allowed to be themselves rather than … Continue reading Nature is Beautiful
By their very nature resources are limited. The most valuable are the most limited. Money. Time. Humans. The one resource that is priceless and limitless is love.
Kissing my husband. Hearing my children laugh. Listening to my grandchildren chatting. Kitty purrs. Dog nuzzling for a scratch. Seeing my family smile. It’s the little things that make me the happiest.