We acquire the strength we have overcome. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson As many of you may have seen a pattern by now, I rarely if ever post on Sundays, but this Sunday is beyond special. This Sunday, 10 years ago changed … Continue reading A special post for a special day…choosing to remember the days after 9/11.
“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” ~ Morrie Schwartz I often talk about my babies and friends and dreams and all the things that … Continue reading Be grateful for “one” that makes you smile.
“Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough”. ¨Groucho Marx AGE, such an interesting concept. Coming off of this weekend, my age has strangely become top of mind. … Continue reading You will get older, but have you lived?
“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.
As I am about to see my closest friends from childhood, I could not be more excited. Although it won’t be all of 8 of us, we are all together in spirit (M, A, K, J, T, N, S & … Continue reading A lovely poem about childhood friends
“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.
“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.
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result. ~ Mahatma Gandhi You know you are going to have a good day when one of your first “To-dos” … Continue reading Empowerment is contagious, no chainsaw required.