“Do one thing each day that scares you”, said the indomitable Eleanor Roosevelt. This has been my quote-of-the-week this week, for recently, a (great) opportunity presented itself and it does, indeed, scare me. Being a quotes-gal, this one immediately jumped to mind and then I got thinking about it….this is my time to really live… Continue reading When a Kiwi is not just a Kiwi
The pencils, pens and notebooks have been tucked into newly cleaned backpacks. We are officially back to making lunches (*note Groan heard ’round the neighborhood*), a new schedule has been set and we are off! The school year has begun. In my head, I’m hearing the bell of the Kentucky Derby and the announcer screaming… Continue reading End with a Beginning
What do I love about the summer? I love that even with kids being in possession of all manner of items that begin with “i”…iphone, iPad, iPod…that they can still have a great time with nothing but sand and water. Take any kid to a beach and they won’t tell you for a minute that… Continue reading Summer Lovin’
This is short and sweet today because not a whole lot of words are needed…the story speaks volumes and speaks for itself. I came across an article (link below) yesterday and it made my heart sing. Stopped me in my tracks. Brought a tear to my eye. Call me a hopeful romantic, a hopeless romantic,… Continue reading 90+81=LOVE
“That’s the thing with magic. You’ve got to know it’s still here, all around us, or it just stays invisible for you.”-Charles de Lint I’m back. Decided to take yesterday off along with the rest of the world. White jeans and potato salad days, right? Last week, it rained cats and dogs around here. Ridiculous… Continue reading The Incredible Lightness of Being
In my life so far, I have had the great luck to have been and continue to be surrounded by some very amazing women. My family, for as far as the eye can see, has been comprised mostly of women. Lots of women. Humorous, creative, intelligent, graceful, loving women. (Note: the men in the family… Continue reading All Hail the Gals!
You know you’ve seen these word things in stores. Those big canvases that are stenciled with inspirational quotes or funny quotes or quotes about family, love and life. I like them but the ones I had seen thus far usually had one line that just blew it for me. Something I didn’t agree with or… Continue reading Fine Friday Words