I started blogging because I wanted to write; I know everyone says that, but it is true. I think for me, even though I started blogging almost two years ago …because I posted occasionally back then, I still consider myself as a newbie. ...more
Yesterday, I discovered exercise was the best medicine for my nervous jumping heart. I was grateful for the loud music next door that pushed me onto my bike. It was nice my SO (Significant Other) accompanied me....more
An ALMOST Wordless Wednesday post Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. Luther Burbank The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. Gertrude Jekyll...more
When She Spoke By Marisa Bernhard When she spoke, she didn't speak with gracefulness or with a smooth flow of words. Her speech was always choppy and broken up.She struggled with words, not because of an impediment of any kind but because it was so much easier for her to be silent....more
This has been a rather fun week of tangling, due in part to a last-minute pre-BlogHer '14 creative project that was sparked by a link (along with a not-so-subtle suggestion!) sent my way by a friend and taken on by yours truly. I can't share it with you just yet, as I'm not quite finished...
My 61 year-old husband’s grandmother is turning 100 in a couple of weeks!! This a woman who got a speeding ticket at 90 years old after buying a red sports car. She lived alone in her own home until 96 when she fell and broke her hip.I thought a shawl would be the perfect gift to brighten up even sleep or lounge wear for someone in a wheel chair. I did not want it too long, warm or wide so that was easy to use sitting inside....more
My first time attending a BlogHer conference was for BlogHer '12 in New York City. The conference fell smack dab in the middle of my attempt to stick to a daily blogging schedule for the entire year, and you know what? I did it!
The thing worse than having the blues is having the summer time blues. You have no excuse for your feelings then. There are all those upbeat songs about being happy like Mungo Jerry's In the Summertime. Even my downbeat feet beat time to the rhythm.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= wvUQcnfwUUMIf you're in the need of mellowing, Ella can soothe you with her crooning.[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XivELBdxVRM[/embed]...more
Bridgestone asked 8 bloggers to share personal stories of their own busy, multi-tasking lifestyles and what in their life they most rely on to “keep it all together.” Check out their posts and learn how you could win a set of Bridgestone tires to keep you moving. Read more