Tag Archives: Babies

Everyone loves “Call Me, Maybe”

June 11, 2012


As you are all aware my little Q is obsessed with music and his new fave is the, what I must admit, very catchy tune by Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe.”  Since it’s Monday and this was such a highlight for me at least 20 times yesterday and even more all week, I thought […]

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“Stay with me Let’s Just Breathe”…

July 12, 2011


Yes, I understand that every life must end, aw-huh,.. As we sit alone, I know someday we must go, aw-huh,.. Oh I’m a lucky man, to count on both hands the ones I love,.. Some folks just have one, yeah, others, they’ve got none, huh-uh Stay with me,.. Let’s just breathe. ~ Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder […]

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“I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself

June 15, 2011


“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer As I said in my last post, I took a week off for a little […]

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The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…

May 26, 2011


“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such an interesting theory, “Letting Go”.  The imagery can be of balloons floating off into the […]

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

May 13, 2011


“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


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

May 11, 2011


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

May 9, 2011


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

May 6, 2011


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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Hope: Free, Faith: Free, Love: Free,

April 29, 2011


Finally getting off 24/7 oxygen support: Priceless Congratulations to our precious E, who was told yesterday by her pulmonary doctor that we can take her off oxygen during the days and only use it at night.  A huge step for E and for our family.  There are no really words to describe how we feel […]

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