• Inspirational
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017

    “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci I wake full of plans and anticipation for the day ahead. I wake with a heart filled with gratitude, love, and admiration for […]

  • Aging
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    “Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers.” ~ May Sarton I feel a sharpness in my chest as I realize it’s Wednesday: mid-week and nearly mid-month. I think of all the things I want to do, must do, don’t want to do but will do nonetheless. It surprises me that, at […]

  • Life
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    “Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It’s called the sun. Let’s go get us a little.” ~ Nora Roberts, The Hollow Today promises to be a beautiful sunshiny day. It would be perfect for playing in the garden but we are heading out of town to visit my mother-in-love. Perhaps I’ll […]

  • Fun
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017

    “I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don’t have to.” ~ Albert Einstein One of the great gifts aging gave me a number of years ago was an acceptance–a celebration even!–of the woman I am and a letting go of a desire to conform. The other day when […]

  • Home
  • Friday, April 7, 2017

    “Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” ~ Roger Miller We’re at the mall in the late afternoon and I’m cranky at having to be there at this time of day. We tend to what needs tending to and decide, since we’re there anyway, to take a walk through the mall to […]

  • Life
  • Sunday, April 2, 2017

    “But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I’ve been enjoying the new Anne series on CBC so much and I’m saving all the episodes with plans to watch them again with my granddaughter, hoping my little red-haired girl will […]

  • Life
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

    “The first of April, some do say, Is set apart for All Fools’ Day. But why the people call it so, Nor I, nor they themselves do know. But on this day are people sent On purpose for pure merriment.” ~ Poor Robin’s Almanac, 1790 Still taking it easy waiting for this issue to clear up. […]

  • Essential Oils
  • Monday, March 27, 2017

    “I don’t really like coffee, she said, but I don’t really like it when my head hits my desk when I fall asleep either.” ~ Brian Andreas A man-cold is doing its darndest to move in. The essential oils are flowing. The scourge of the plague, coupled with my own aching joints and restlessness, made […]