In 1988 I was nineteen years old. I decided I knew better than the adults in my life. I was an adult. I got married and had a baby. I needed nothing and no one to tell me what to do. I was the smartest person I knew. I was wrong.
I am so very sad today. Not because of who is my President. I alone can’t control that. I am not even sad about the crazy behavior at the US capitol. We, Americans have been known as rebel rousers since the beginning. Even with our reputation of anachronism, we are Americans first. I have always… Continue reading Day 7
This will be post 365. Next post will be 1 January 2021....here is my profound statement for the new year. It’s not an original idea, I edited it, still it is worthy of the last post of the year. Practice the pause. When in doubt, pause. When angry, pause. When tired, pause. When stressed, pause.… Continue reading Last Post of the Year….
Some people don’t deserve your thoughts. If someone hurt you the best revenge is forgetting them. Do not give them the privilege of space in your head.
Christmas is not about gifts. It is about the kindness that prompts someone to give to others. Be kind and not only at Christmas time.
Mary knew that she was the vessel of the Holy one. The angel Gabriel told her. Did she know that her son would preform miracles? Did she know he would heal the sick and comfort the broken? Did she know he would suffer and give his life for humanity? I believe she did not know… Continue reading Mary Did You Know?
This is happy me. I like happy me. I have been happy me off and on in my life, however I have been consistently happy for almost five years now. My secret to happiness is this, live simply, make love your filter for what you do, and do not entertain negativity even for a second.… Continue reading This is Happy
I love real mail. Paper and stamps and cards and words... It takes time to mail a real letter. Few humans take the time to send cards or letters. Even at Christmas time there is an overwhelming feeling that sending cards is not a priority anymore. It is truly a dying art. I wonder if… Continue reading I ❤️ Mail
I am from everywhere and no where. I spent a quarter of my life in Texas, a quarter of my life in England and half of my life in Florida. I also consider myself fairly well traveled. When someone asks me where I am from mostly I say Florida since it feels most like home.… Continue reading Where Are you From?
I’m lucky. My teenagers are good kids. They work hard at school. Mostly respectful. There is the normal teenager I know everything and my parents know nothing attitudes. Even that isn’t too bad. They are intelligent, unique, amazing, individuals who surprise me with how much they love life and the humans they share it with.… Continue reading Teenagers are Challenging