I saw a hummingbird the other day. For some reason they’ve always made me smile and feel special. As if that particular one chose my home, my backyard, to grace with its presence. They’re so beautiful and full of energy. Constantly on the go, flitting from one place to the next. That used to be… Continue reading Hummingbird
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. A day that has always embodied romance- a day to honor couples. Their lives, their love. But by doing so it often shames and saddens those who are unattached. As a child I remember being asked to write, design and give to other kids in my class a card honoring who… Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day!
While ‘tis the season to be merry, for many of us, it’s also a season for stress, anxiety and angst, which leads us to behave in ways we’re sure to regret later. In fact, the American Psychological Association found that nearly half of the United States experiences heightened emotions during the holidays. Which is why… Continue reading 15 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress
Happy Halloween. Also known as 'All Hallows’ Eve', celebrated by many countries on October 31st, dedicated to remembering the dead. Many believe the origins are pagan, transformed by the Christian Church, but today, its many facets of carving pumpkins, horror stories, haunted attractions, costumes, candy... have morphed it into a more commercial and widely celebrated secular… Continue reading Happy Halloween!
We are a compilation of all those who came before us. I was lucky enough to have the time to truly get to know my amazing grandmother. At 85 years of age, after recovering from a mastectomy due to breast cancer, she traveled on her own to walk the Great Wall of China. It may… Continue reading No One Is Really Gone