I Want To Be A Better Stranger

 Night one of interviews  for Question of the Week was interesting to say the least.  I learned more about myself and the project than I thought I would. ...more

Have a Month Full of Mondays!

This past Sunday,  as I was mentally preparing for the week, I started to think about why Monday gets such a bad rap. While we celebrate and revel in the nearing of Friday, we move along with drudgery and sadness as we near Monday. In fact, when things go wrong we will blame it on the fact that it is Monday or say things like “This is my Monday”, or “I’m having a month full of Mondays.” Why is that?...more

The Word of the Year: PERSPECTIVE

In the last couple of months our dryer stopped working two days before Christmas, I was rear-ended the same month we paid off our car and we had a foundation slab leak that left us without hot water for more than a week....more

Plant Your Own Garden

 I woke up in tears today - my pillow was wet and I wasn't sure why. Then I flipped the date on my calendar and knew. My maternal grandmother died five years ago today....more

Leave A Trail Behind You...

Leave A Trail Behind You…I want to always leave a trail behind me, full of grace and giving. This is my life goal. If I can do that, then surely I will have lived a life of intention for good.I am a work in progress… always stretching and striving to live beyond what I believe I can do. Trying with all my might to prevail in this never-ending challenge.It’s hard, people.Have you ever thought about the trail you leave behind?Think about it....more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 7/27/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 7/20/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

glass..half empy or half full??

  One definition of perspective is a particular attitude toward or a way of regarding something.--a point of view. Some synonyms are mindset, objectivity,& attitude.. I like to get to know people’s story so I can understand their perspective. I may not understand or agree but I can still get an idea of where they are coming from....more

The Firefly Effect: The Disappearance of Childhood

“Hey look! A firefly!”My kids scampered off into the duskly shrouded park to chase the lone intermittent yellow illumination, as my husband and I sat listening to the music of Cornet Chop Suey’s free concert....more

Dog Days - What is Your Perspective?

Music Monday!...more