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”

Building community spirits one dress at a time: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”


“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~  Leo F. … Continue reading Building community spirits one dress at a time: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

New Year, Old Reminders


(Shared from Pinterest) As we all head into a new year, perhaps full of good intentions (and you know what they say about those), it seems like a good time to look at guiding sentiments with new eyes and new breath. To take words like these and make them tenants for ourselves and for our treatment and interactions with others is a choice and a gift. When we observe, see, listen, hear, act, speak, think and feel, we can practice compassion, patience, kindness, and empathy with ourselves and others. I hope you will agree if we stop to do this … Continue reading New Year, Old Reminders

The winner of the beautiful charm necklace and an amazing story…


This image seemed ever so appropriate as I announce the winner of the lovely charm necklace giveaway.  First, let me say that KSP selected the name in a random drawing, so you can both love and hate him…visualize me pointing … Continue reading The winner of the beautiful charm necklace and an amazing story…