Make ‘Em Laugh

Have you heard that laughter is the best medicine? On its surface that may sound flip & you may ask what does that mean? Will laughing at something makes it all better? Does laughter heal hurt feelings or rights a wrong? The answer is no it won’t do that. What laughter does however, is gives…

Chasing Dreams

We've been told dream big, but how? Dream Big! With years comes experience. When I first started blogging over a decade ago, social media was in its infancy & the way to grow readership & my vision was sharing my blog through channels like Reddit & email subscriptions. Fast forward to today. There are large…

Embracing the future

As days pass & months turn into years, the forward movement of time seems to catch us all by surprise. Our once high energy toddlers are graduating high school, then college while weddings, babies & new homes are the norm. This new norm however, isn't for us, but it is for the 'younger' generation that…

Memories

Experience hopefully teaches us those valuable lessons that we can call upon later in life when facing similar circumstances.  In a perfect world everyone would be wise, kind & caring.  In a perfect world we would know the problems in our future and tend to them before they became problems.  In a perfect world we…

Grateful

    Optimist or pessimist?  Do you find the 'good' in life and others or do you focus on the 'bad'?  Life is a never-ending series of triumphs and challenges.  The continual barrage of changing circumstances can be frightening or invigorating, it depends upon your perspective.  I am an eternal optimist.  I embrace what's good…

Merry Christmas

It's Christmas, It's Christmas, it has finally arrived! The baking and wrapping and all have survived. The traditional family dinner is ready to be prepared, And the customs of our Christmas, soon will be shared. So as you celebrate today, with family and friends, Remember the reason this season should never end. Good will to…

Giving Thanks

What are you thankful for; family, friends, good health? Thanksgiving is a day to acknowledge those things we hold near and dear to us, but did you ever wonder if others are thankful having us in their lives? Are our family and friends giving thanks for knowing us and being part of their lives? Does…

1st Anniversary

It's my daughter Lauren and son-in-law Michael's first wedding anniversary. A year of firsts; first home, first holidays and first baby. Time moves on so quickly that we sometimes get so involved in the everyday routines that we forget to take notice of those special moments and they just pass. One year ago today Lauren…

Hope

Babies are God's way to let us know that no matter all the 'bad' stuff out there, life is good. My daughter gave birth last week and I became a first time grandmother. I am in love and this new chapter holds promise, joy and hope for us all. The promise of many tomorrows, the…