A Life of Gratitude

Leap Day Gratitude

Leap Day Gratitude

It’s February 29th today. Leap Day as some are calling it. It’s been just another day for me. And then I saw a post on a beautiful and inspiring blog I’ve started following called Keeping With the Times where blog author, Barb, posted a list of 29 moments worth celebrating about this day. She had […]

Monday Morning

Monday Morning

The house is dark and silent save for the hum of the furnace cutting in now and then. It’s comforting, the security of a furnace warming the home for the day. I stand at the bedroom window and throw back the curtains. The pre-dawn view catches me by surprise, yet again, and I stand in […]

Glass. Light. White. Airy.

Glass. Light. White. Airy.

Glass, light, shades of white, and airy. That was the photography prompt I chose to work on one day last week. It seemed natural that I would grab a few mason jars to use for the glass part of the prompt. It’s no secret that I’ve got a bit of a love affair with mason […]

Vertigo

Vertigo

On Boxing Day I woke up to find that the room was spinning. I had slept fitfully Christmas night and thought perhaps it was a lack of sleep that was causing the vertigo. I rested for a few minutes, the vertigo passed, and we carried on. Later that day it returned and I caught myself […]

Welcome 2016!

Welcome 2016!

Are you as relieved as I am to have the holidays behind us? December was one of those “interesting” months for me–one of those “best of times, worst of times” kind of thing. It started off very difficult for me for reasons I won’t go into, but things changed mid-month when our granddaughter came to […]

Broken

Broken

One day, not so very long ago I felt broken, utterly and completely spent. Bereft. The burden of holding myself more-or-less together throughout the day became more than I could carry; I thought I might find solace in the peace of a hot bath. I turned on the taps and threw in a handful of bath […]

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