A New Beginning

I am off celebrating the New Year, my anniversary and my birthday. This post was one of the original posts we used to kick off the blog and it seemed appropriate to re-share it here as we start off a new year – new beginnings, new dreams, new opportunities. I Read more…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!! Hopefully you’re reading this post as you prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ with those you love. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon this post and Christmas isn’t quite so “merry” this year, and loved ones are not gathered near. It’s possible you’re reading this post and you don’t Read more…

Walk the Dog?

Today I received an email promotion from Etsy, an online site that specializes in selling handcrafted items. This email had tiny pictures of gift ideas. One of them was a young kid about 9 or so, who had a on a what? A fish tail from waist down. I thought, Read more…

Where is home?

“Home is where the heart is.” “Bloom where you are planted.” “Wherever you are, be all there.” All of these phrases have been oft quoted to me as our family has faced multiple moves. We have moved seven times in our twelve years of marriage, and this despite not being Read more…

Delight in Art

I’m always surprised at the variety of responses I get about a painting. The lovely and frustrating thing about creating art is that it evolves, takes on a life of it’s own. Take “GG”, which is short for “Golden Girl” this was my name for her all the way through the Read more…