Why I’m Grateful…

How do you celebrate life?  In light of the craziness and business of our lives, I would like to take a pause and let you know why I am grateful to be alive today.  It was just another routine day and my life changed dramatically in an instant.  I woke up with pain at 2:00 … Continue reading Why I’m Grateful…

Making a difference…

Did you know that tomorrow is “Make a Difference Day”?  I was thinking of a recent project I took on and thought I would share it with you.  I am always keeping my eyes open to see where I can make a difference in someone’s life.  I know there are needs everywhere.  Sometimes we are … Continue reading Making a difference…

Renewed and Refreshed!

I am back!  It has been a couple of years since I have posted on my blog. I have been through quite a few transformations, to say the least. In a Nutshell: I became a Caregiver to both of my parents before they passed away. Since both of our parents have died it is a very … Continue reading Renewed and Refreshed!

Living with Less, not More

Have you read any good books lately?  I am reading a very challenging book that is making me rethink my age, my life and how to make it better.   The name of the book is “Living with Less – the upside of downsizing your life” by Mark Tabb.  For some time, I have been feeling … Continue reading Living with Less, not More

Insights from Parkinson’s Disease – Part 2

Today I hope to share some of the lessons and insights I am learning about this Parkinson's disease that affected my Father.....Like any challenging experience we have in our lives there can be different and opposing viewpoints.  Some would say it was a curse and nothing good about it.  I want to take the opposing … Continue reading Insights from Parkinson’s Disease – Part 2

Insights from Parkinson’s Disease – Part 1

We have many things that come and go into our lives.  Some things we never asked for, wanted or hoped to receive.  However, this morning I thought about an illness that affected my Dad and Uncle Gilbert, too.  The disease was Parkinson's.  The only time some of us heard about it was when we were … Continue reading Insights from Parkinson’s Disease – Part 1

My Childhood Memories or not….

My Father passed away in Arizona recently.  I had a unique experience while I was there before he died.  I was in my small hometown of Glendale, AZ.   As I listened to Miranda Lambert's song of "The House that Built Me,"  I thought about my experience and realized it was unlike Miranda Lambert's song. … Continue reading My Childhood Memories or not….

God is Not Dead movie and my Personal experience…

My father recently passed away and I am slowly trying to catch up with it all.  I did not have Internet access where I was staying, so I am slowly trying to get caught up with everything from my 30 day absence.  I am looking forward in seeing the movie "God is not Dead."    When I saw the official trailer it reminded me of a … Continue reading God is Not Dead movie and my Personal experience…

My Seasonal Insights – My Relationship with Snow!

Since 2014 is still relatively new, I thought I would begin to share some of my Seasonal Insights. This Wednesday morning in the Northwest it is snowing in Boise.  Lots of snow fell throughout the night.  I am sure most of the country has snow.  I can hear my husband, plowing the snow in our … Continue reading My Seasonal Insights – My Relationship with Snow!