A Spirit of Gratitude: January 16

This week I am Thankful for: A clean living roomThe beauty of a foggy morningAn organized and clean fridgeFootball playoffs and pizza with friendsClear blue skies and comfortable temperaturesEarly morning quietThe Man of the House co...more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving 2013: Day 15

I AM THANKFUL FOR:   The wind sending leaves scurrying across the parking lot The song stuck in my head Dinner in the crockpot Finding these note cards for $1 ...more


The Halloween candy is eaten. The decorations are down. Now it's time to think about the next holiday, Thanksgiving. No, don't put up the Christmas decorations yet. Let the season slowly unfold.  Be present. Be introspective. Keep the holiday in your heart.  Here's how.Be grateful. Tell people, tell your family what you are grateful for. At the dinner table with your family, go around the table and have each person share one or two things they are grateful for. The only rule is, everyone needs to have something new to be grateful for...more

“Every Town has an Elm Street” – Robert Englund (Freddy Freaking’ Krueger)

Okay, I’m sure even my town has an Elm Street, But I used the quote in reference to another thing every town has…. And in my town it’s called “Dead Man’s Curve”…, and as I am trying to reconcile some events in my life, it is quite poetic almost to look at the perspective of place rather than time…. I am sure I am not alone in that being the spot I got my first kiss, or had my first sip of beer, and peed there. (Yeah, it happened more than once)… Not only did my relationship with my ex-husband start with a kiss there (Not even my first kiss!...more

Stress Reduction: Inner Games and Positive Affirmations

Is stress wearing you down? Are you worried about the bad economy? Your job? The mortgage? Your health? Your family? If so, you are not alone. ...more

Positive affirmations are powerful. I am sure everyone has tried them and felt their power, ...more

A Life Lived in Gratitude

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