Archive for June, 2017

Time with a parent.

Sadie spent the night here last night. This morning I am taking her to the airport. She is off to St. Louis. John left on Monday and has been spending the week with his mama. I wish I was spending this time with them, but until my lungs are clear, I am not getting on [...]

National Camera day.

Today is National Camera Day. It is a day that commemorates photographs, the camera, and their invention. I have been fascinated with cameras all of my life. My dad was a photographer. I loved visiting his studio and spending time in his darkroom. Watching a plain piece of paper become a priceless photograph was magic. [...]

Focus on the Good

I received this article today. I always do my best to focus on the good. Some days are better than others. This is a great read, so I wanted to share.   Focus on the Good BY MADISYN TAYLOR There are many ways to raise your vibration including thinking positive and uplifting thoughts. Everything in the [...]

National Sunglasses day.

I have a busy morning, but wanted to let you know that today is National Sunglasses day. Protect your eyes. Peace out. Have a great day!

Do what feels right.

I had a dream last night that I was sitting on a bench at a train station. Trains were coming and going. I just sat there and watched the trains. Eventually I saw one that felt right to me. I got up and got on the train. I thought about that dream this morning. There [...]

National Handshake day.

Today is National Handshake day. One of my favorite memories is watching my dad teach all of the kids how to have a proper handshake. The tradition of handshaking goes way back:  “Archaeological ruins and ancient texts show that handshaking was practiced in ancient Greece as far back as the 5th century BC”. This is the [...]

Congratulations, Jake!

It is shaping up to be a nice day. Today we celebrate the graduation of our neighbor, Jake. I have loved Jake and watched him grow over the last sixteen years. He is the little guy that is second from the right. To say that I love him like a son is an accurate comparison. [...]


A friend of mine shared the following poem with me. It is exactly how I feel about grief. Grief by Gwen Flowers I had my own notion of grief. I thought it was the sad time That followed the death of someone you love. And you had to push through it To get to the [...]

Summer time.

Summer has begun! This is my favorite time of year. I always loved summer. No school for the kids, no packing lunches, no schedules. I am doing my best to not fill up my summer with obligations. Just let it happen. This is the first summer in maybe forever that we are not going on [...]

Summer Solstice.

Today is the first day of summer. We are completing the summer solstice. Summer Solstice is not just the longest day of the year, it is also a time to celebrate the light of consciousness within ourselves, and the people around us. As the earth allows us more sunlight in our days, it is time [...]