It really hits home now. The reality that life can be short and we really don't want to waste it in the unnecessary fluff that does not bring meaning during this time of unknowns. That is why I am declaring, that's it. I've had it up to here. I'm done sitting on the fence. I'm … Continue reading Being Zesty
I am seeing people differently now, through social distancing. I'll admit I took seeing people for granted and having interactions with them. This new normal is actually kind of fun for me. I have to been alert to new possibilities and avenues to watch and assist people. I have always been a people watcher. No, … Continue reading I.C.U.
I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance
Now my intent is to bring some relief, with this post, from the craziness going on right now, and not cause a panic where everyone is running to the store to buy Milk Duds. So please read on with a smile on your face, okay? My go to candy has always been Milk Duds. I … Continue reading Duds
Welcome to the one post that will change the way you look at your life forever! (I hope!) I recently finished a women's Bible study, with some beautiful sisters, entitled Exploring the Mystery Within. One of our first homework assignment was to make a list of five things we could declare about who we are. … Continue reading What’s in a name?
The other day I was remembering when I moved into a dorm room on campus when I was 18. At first it was so exciting, I had untold freedom to do what I wanted, and make my own decisions. But after a while, it got a little overwhelming, and I missed being at home. I … Continue reading Homesick
Those of you who know my style, know this title was just too good not to use! It is always my goal to encourage you while bringing a smile to your face, and maybe even generating a belly laugh. I have other posts in my Being series: Salty, Shiny, Fruity, Thirsty, and Oily. So this … Continue reading Being Hairy
There is nothing I like more than a game of peek-a-boo with a baby. What absolute joy to make a baby laugh! A baby's laugh lets me know there is a God who created beauty! Cover your eyes with your hands, open them up and say boo! Sometimes, I think we play peek-a-boo with God … Continue reading Games
Blinders are a piece of horse tack that prevents the horse from seeing to the rear, and in some cases, to the side. They are made of leather or plastic cups which are placed on either side of a horse's eyes. Racehorse trainers believe that blinders keep horses focused on what is in front of … Continue reading Blinders
You've heard the stories. “You kids have it so easy. Why when I was young, I had to walk five miles, barefoot, one way to school through 3 feet of snow.” While that might be a tall tale, the truth is some things are easier nowadays. There used to be a time in the not … Continue reading Wait for it…