What’s the difference between the two? They say every cloud has a silver lining. Are we able to find those bits of silver when things go horribly wrong? Can we step back and look at whatever the situation may be with a positive eye, searching for the blessing? Four years ago on December 29, 2018,… Continue reading Blessing or Tragedy?
The third Thursday of every November is when Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated in the United States. So every year it falls on a different day. But it’s always the third Thursday of November. Thanksgiving is a time when folks are supposed to get together with their families, head to grandma’s or whoever’s turn it is… Continue reading TURKEY DAY?
Queen Elizabeth The II, as she has been referred to, among other titles, has left this world as we all have been hearing for several days now. You can’t turn on the news without seeing constant live stream coverage, or a loop of her life and 70 year reign of the Queen of England, among… Continue reading So the Queen has passed!
Here we are, the 4th of July looming within hours. America’s birthday. Folks are firing up the barbeque, lighting sparklers, going swimming, camping and staying up late. Fireworks will be exploding across the nation for untold hours and for several nights in a row. America isn’t what it once was, but in many ways it… Continue reading America’s Birthday
Whew, what a merry month of May!! This year, it was quite centered around big events for our daughter Rachel! She started with graduating on May 14th, from IUPUI. In three years, she received her Bachelors Degree and started her Masters Program during that time. So in a total of just four years, which flew… Continue reading So Long May!
We all have moments in time that we can pull from our memories instantly. Those moments of extreme emotions that range from pure joy, to devastating loss. I bought a sign a few years ago that reads, ‘We remember moments, not days.’ It’s a common sign at gift shops and online as well. We say… Continue reading A Moment in Time
Happy New Year everyone! Are you ready for a new year? What’s on your horizon? Maybe you’re about to start a new career, or retire! Start school or graduate college. Getting married? Having kids? Finished growing your family and ready to embark on new adventures? Whatever your plans are, great them with an open mind… Continue reading New Year’s Day 2022
The days are ticking by! Some slower than others. A few racing at us so fast, you barely have time to breathe before it’s time to go to bed again! Christmas arrives in 11 days! Are you ready? I always think I have one more week, one more week and then suddenly, BAM! It’s Christmas… Continue reading Mid December Anticipation!
September 21st. Another day on the way to autumn. Sometimes it’s hot and sunny, sometimes cool and breezy. Today, this September 21st, cold, rainy and windy. It suits my mood. My mother passed away on this date, 14 years ago. That September 21st was a Friday. It was hot, sunny and not a cloud in… Continue reading September 21st
Again, another month has nearly slipped away! Yesterday, I enjoyed being able to take part in a celebration for my father in law’s 80th birthday surprise party! His birthday isn’t until September 6th, but to pull off the element of surprise, it was celebrated earlier! His sister from Arizona and her husband flew in last… Continue reading Celebrations and milestones!