Archive | May, 2011

The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…

May 13, 2011

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” — Maya Angelou I guess this is my attempt at putting some “style” into ‘mynewfavoriteday’ outside of references to fashion and shoes!  I have posted this on my Facebook profile, […]

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Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…

May 12, 2011

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“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal”. ~ Albert Camus To me the word “normal” is hilarious.  Who gets to define “normal”?  And what gives the person who defined “normal” the right to be the barometer for all that is “normal”?  What happens when what is “normal” gets a kink […]

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Additional amazing quote via text….

May 11, 2011

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“I never thought I would say this, but I am ready for Dorothy to get it from the witch….we are rounding out yet another hour of munchkin practice.” Submitted by MD Just amazing…hang in there my friend….

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Fan Favorite Quote from “Sage Advice” Tuesday…..

May 11, 2011

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“When one door closes, another door opens. Until then, it’s hell in the hallway.” ~ submitted by Nissa Seriously, can’t we all identify with this and if you create a visual in your head, it’s really quite hilarious…. Cheers to lots of strength, hope and ammunition in the hallway… I am opening the good bottle […]

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Sage Advice Tuesday, What’s your Advice?

May 10, 2011

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“To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In honor of all of you who have given me such sage advice, today is the first “Sage Advice” Tuesday on Mynewfavoriteday Please take the time to offer your thoughts as often another’s perspective can help give us the nugget […]

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Being and staying strong while feeling powerless…hard but possible.

May 9, 2011

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“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”  ~Unkwown Today, I needed to be like this oak tree.  Strong, stable, wise, and grounded.  Instead I feel more like a weeping willow. In coming […]

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One Last Thought on Mother’s Day…

May 8, 2011

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And more important than you can ever know. I love you. Just a note of thanks to everyone on Mother’s Day and I hope you all had a very special day with both your own mothers and your children if you have them.  Both are the most special blessings as the bond is one that […]

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A Mother’s Love is Unconditional…Happy Mother’s Day.

May 7, 2011

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Thoughts about a Mother’s Love…Happy Mother’s Day.

May 6, 2011

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Capturing “A Mother’s Love” in words is not truly possible but in just a few short sentences in someone else’s words, this is a snapshot of what I wish for my own children as they grow in this world~ “This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to […]

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What gives you purpose? A journey worth taking…

May 5, 2011

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“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” ~ Wayne Dyer I love the concept of having  a purpose, it sounds so, well, purposeful.  But if you would have asked me 5 years ago or even 3 years ago what […]

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