Shorter Days, Longer Nights, and a Future Worth Living For.


“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for” ~ Anonymous Oh how this is all true and the last part I feel everyday, … Continue reading Shorter Days, Longer Nights, and a Future Worth Living For.

Traditions, Family and “Famous” Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.


“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of … Continue reading Traditions, Family and “Famous” Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”


“Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the … Continue reading Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

Sharing a post with so much heart: Happy Donna Day.


I had every intention of doing the usual commercially-driven Valentine’s Day festivities this year. You know, a basket of trinkets and sweets from the dollar store and fancy, store-bought cupcakes that we’ll ooh and aah over for a few minutes and I’ll toss by the end of the week while the kids are in school. But I this morning I started reading Mary Tyler Mom’s post about raising money for pediatric cancer, and my plans quickly changed. I remembered the flood of emotion I felt when I read Donna’s Cancer Story and my heart ached for her mother. I hope I… Continue reading Sharing a post with so much heart: Happy Donna Day.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready, Set, Live.


“We are always getting ready to live, but never living” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Within this smile, is a spirit that is in fact living and ready for anything that comes its way. Little E inspires me everyday to look … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready, Set, Live.

A Balancing Act with a “Mayonnaise Jar & 2 Beers”


This post is by no means original, but it’s worth repeating as we all swirl around in our busy lives, prioritizing, juggling and re-prioritizing.  What’s also lovely about this post, is that my friend K, one of the G8 (my … Continue reading A Balancing Act with a “Mayonnaise Jar & 2 Beers”

I may not see air travel the same way again, but I will see the bigger picture.


I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one … Continue reading I may not see air travel the same way again, but I will see the bigger picture.