Girls just want to have fun and it’s good for the soul.


“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same” ~ Elbert Hubbard How can I thank you enough Cyndi Lauper for this anthem, for it could not be more true, and while fun means different things at different times in your life, often the fun is in just being with those you call your friends. Coming off our annual girls trip, where 5 of our tribe of 8 could make it, I have the bittersweet feeling you get you are reading an amazing all engrossing book (see dictionary for Twilight, also known as crack:) – yes, … Continue reading Girls just want to have fun and it’s good for the soul.

Little things can make your day better.


“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were big things.” ~ Robert Brault I am not sure waking up to the the Porta Potty being gone from my driveway will ever be a big thing, but you never know and today it makes me ever so grateful (no our Porta Potty was not a giant iPod:)) Appreciate the little things today, whether they make you smile, laugh, warm your heart or just pause to be happy for a moment it can help make it your ‘newfavoriteday’. Continue reading Little things can make your day better.

How one horrible word and a beautiful Tweet triggered the reminder for kindness and compassion.


    We never know what another person is going through. Let’s do our best to be compassionate, kind & loving today.~ Aimee @ awakeningaimee     As I look around at so many of my friends and people I … Continue reading How one horrible word and a beautiful Tweet triggered the reminder for kindness and compassion.

Amazing Story of a little boy who was given one more chance.


 “The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” ~ Don Williams, Jr. I saw this story and it made me ever so grateful for everything in my life.  I wrote the other day about how everything can change in an instant and how we should be grateful for each moment and when I think about how this boy, his family, his friends, the people watching, the people following this story experienced each moment until he woke up, it makes you realize just how … Continue reading Amazing Story of a little boy who was given one more chance.

Thoughts about “Unconditional Love” over a pot of coffee.


   Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children, and the one most important of all the things we can give to them is unconditional love. Not a love that depends on anything at all except  that … Continue reading Thoughts about “Unconditional Love” over a pot of coffee.