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‘My Blog Saved Me.’

March 2, 2012

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“Kind words, kind looks, kind acts and warm handshakes, these are means of grace when men in trouble are fighting their unseen battles” ~ John Hall It’s Friday and it’s March and spring has sprung in my soul.  It’s my 200th post on this blog and almost 1 year to the day that I first […]

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Where do the chronicles of “Klonopin” and “Unconventional Wisdom” meet? On “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration!”

January 16, 2012

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“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.” ~ Unknown As I go to write this post, the thing that comes across the most about these 2 very funny, insightful and yet vulnerable people is that they have a gift.  Both Mina and Tom vacillate between being brilliantly and wickedly […]

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“Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”: An Interview with Katherine Stone of “Postpartum Progress”

January 8, 2012

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson I could not have come up with a better quote to introduce you to our guest for this week’s “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” interview.  The ever-amazing Katherine Stone.  She plants so many seeds for so many, that […]

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The 12 month “me-moon” Challenge.

January 4, 2012

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Seeing this quote got me thinking about a conversation that I recently had with my friend A regarding her recent business trip to New York.  Her walk through SOHO along the cobblestone streets with the chill in the air.  Her scarf pulled tightly around her neck to shield her from the foreign and exhilarating cold. […]

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Merry, Merry from the Wondertwins.

December 22, 2011

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“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~Calvin Coolidge It’s here, it’s here! Tomorrow I will plug in the tree lights for good. A fire will burn in the fireplace. Presents […]

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We all belong to someone, who do you belong to?

November 16, 2011

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“One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter.” ~ James Earl Jones It has been a wonderful, scary and emotional break through week here on ‘myenwfavoriteday. (and it’s only Wednesday night!)’ On Monday, as I watched the Jerry Sandusky interview with Bob Costas, words flowed onto […]

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The Penn State Trigger: Vulnerabiltiy and Validation.

November 14, 2011

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“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.” ~ Madeline L’Engle Oh how true this is.  Vulnerability doesn’t go away with age, but rather it seems to only grow […]

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A sign for the door to your heart…knock, knock.

November 13, 2011

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“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Frederick Keonig Not a long wordy post today (pause for shock and awe), as I am a bit tired, as a matter of fact, I was just […]

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One of “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspirations” is “Dumpster Diving,” Find out why.

November 12, 2011

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“You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” ~ Swedish Proverb Determination, this is the word that strikes me when I think about the incredible person I am about to share with you.  As […]

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“‘Mynewfavoriteweek’ ly Inspiration”: Inspired by Monsters, but not the kind you think.

October 27, 2011

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu As influenced by all of you who commented here and Facebook that you would be interested in seeing a weekly feature with interesting folks who I find inspiring and you might too. Don’t be thrown off by […]

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