No matter what change we go through, there is life after. Now that the drop off and sad farewell are done, life after begins for me. As I figure out how to live in an empty nest, I realize my boy isn't the only student......Read More
The boxes are stacking up and it’s getting harder. We’re about to send our youngest off into the world. He is fourteen years old....Read More
Sunrise like any other morning. Except this isn't. I am heading into totality.
Sometimes the extraordinary comes looking for us and I believe in embracing it. Total eclipse, I can't wait for our first meeting!
I think it's strange that we wait until someone dies to have a celebration of life. Why don't we do it sooner? Often? Every day? Let's start right now....Read More
It shouldn’t have been a surprise because this is what God does. He takes something ordinary and makes it holy. You know, ordinary people like a girl named Mary. Ordinary things like wine. Bread. Fish. And, yes, even ice cream......Read More
What's your summer happy place? The one that makes your heart feel alive and your soul feel at home, the spot that's a perfect fit in a laid back, July sort of way? Come along and I'll take you to mine. It might just become yours, too.....Read More
Remembering the pain of our own deep, jagged loss can be the very thing that encourages someone else who has lost a dear one. May this bring you or someone you know comfort and peace. If you don't need it now, put it away for later because death is an inevitable part of life......Read More
Dead heading isn't just for flower pots. It's important in our lives, too. Give this video some thought.....Read More
What the hell was I thinking? I ask myself the same question every year when the Stanley Cup winners hoist the champions' trophy high over their heads. But there can be redemption for all of us, even when we make the stupidest mistakes...
If it's the end of an era in your life or your child's, you'll want to read this... and honor the feelings that come with transitions.....Read More
The birth of our children is our birth, too, as we enter into a new life. In the dark cocoon of night, this is how I mark my own birth day, a private celebration for one, on the eve of my sons' birthdays.....Read More
Looking for that special something for Mom? Mothers from east to west have weighed in and this is what we'd like today. You won't need your wallet, but you will need to read this if you want to make her Mother's Day the best yet....Read More
What's the best gift for a beloved matriarch this Mother's Day? Come in close, moms. I have an idea....Read More
It's incredible how, with the handy work of your mind, bad can become better. Today, a different way of sharing words... in video form....Read More
Short and sweet today, Underdogs. But big. Really big.Read More
If you haven't joined us on Facebook, there are a lot of us there waiting for you. Come say hello and find even more goodies waiting that'll give you a boost of goodness. And who doesn't need more of that? Oh, and breathe it in. Breathe it out. Life and Love are our gifts.Read More
The ancient Easter story relates to every one of us, whether Christian or not. It's the story of life and it's teeming with instructions for getting through life's hardest days.....Read More
I wonder how the mob scene happened. How could people be so blind and so cruel? Yet we all stand right there with them. This day reminds us to step out of the crowd......Read More
My older son and his friends call it “future tripping,” worrying about what’s ahead for them as they journey through young adulthood. Let me tell you, I’m way past their stage, but I’m on one heck of a trip...Read More