Jar Full of Smiles

A thoughtful friend gave me a gift for Christmas that really resonated with me. A jar full of bright strips of paper with sentiments written on them. What a great way to give someone a gift that keeps giving. The idea being that you pull out one slip a day, read it, and have a reason to smile. But it … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

On this day of giving thanks, I thought I’d share a few of the things I am thankful for. I have been incredibly blessed and I like to remind myself of these things when times get a little rough — as they do for us all from time to time. (The list is in no particular order) Things I am … Read More

The People of 2010 – Part VIII

May the fleas of a thousand camels infest the crotch of the person who screws up your day and may their arms be too short to scratch…

The People of 2010 – Part V

<--This little saying could not be more perfect for the two friends I had the distinct pleasure of meeting this year. Both ladies are warm, caring, and wicked wordsmiths.

The People of 2010 – Part I

I don’t make a secret of the fact that 2010 was a difficult year for me, both on the personal level and a writing level. But with every difficulty something good came as well. And at the end of the old year and beginning of the new, it is natural to reflect on the year before to help set the course for the new year.