4th of July Celebrations

This year the 4th of July was just that – the 4th of July – what made this particular day  VERY special,  was an unplanned visit with my grandson Grayson, son Richard, and daughter-in-law Kelly drove up to the mountains from Raleigh .  My husband Steve and I celebrated with them in the evening by […]

Kindness and Gratitude

The world is full of both. When someone holds the door for me – how kind is this? This kindness immediately sparks gratitude in my heart. A card arrives in the mail, flowers unexpectedly arrive on the door step, a call and someone wants to bring over a meal when I’m not 100% – so […]

An Afternoon Hike

A hike with my husband of ten years; Along the trail we walked, hand in hand, gazing up at the trees, listening to the streams, breathing in the smell of the woods; So grateful to be alive; to have eyes that see; and a heart that feels; and love to share with one who’s real. ~ […]