Two posts in one this month as I missed July completely. My eldest son was ill so I spent most of July being Mom and nurse. It was worth it! It is with heavy heart that I write this post as I am still reeling from the sudden death of Robin Williams. We have lost […]

“If” – On condition that; in case that; allowing that; as though; supposing that The word “if” is very tiny, however, it has the capacity to permeate our lives in both positive and negative ways. Most often it is used to take inventory of our past. When we are in a contemplative state of mind, […]

  “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” World Health Organization There were many definitions of health and healthy that mostly deal with the body. When I read this statement, it made sense. Our overall health encompasses every part of our being. If […]

giggles – good for the soul / laughter good for heart children – giggle picking flowers, seeing an animal, being tickled aging – forget how to giggle verb 1. laugh lightly in a nervous, affected, or silly manner. “they giggled at some private joke” synonyms: titter, snigger, snicker, tee-hee, chuckle, chortle, laugh noun 1. a […]

Gotcha!  That is not the word we will be exploring today.  I was really thinking Fairy, as in Tinkerbell. *giggle* April is my birthday month – 65 years young – to be exact!  Other than contemplating fairies, I have been giving some thought to other “F” words that have impacted my life. FRIEND is a […]

Something amazing occurred March 20 – an equinox.   This one is referred to as the Spring or Vernal equinox.  It happens every year.   Buds start bursting, bulbs begin blooming, rain storms don’t feel quite so icy, the birds can be heard singing with the sunrise. As the Beatles sang, “It’s been a long […]

Thinking about the letter “D” for this month’s blog made me realize that there were lots of words to choose from.  Unfortunately, it’s the middle of February and it has been a long “dreary” and “depressing” winter which doesn’t seem to be coming to an end any time soon.  UGH!  I’m not fond of January […]