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 […]

July has arrived

And with it – Fireflies Beautiful Sunrises and Sunsets Hot temperatures Waterfalls to be explored Afternoon Thunderstorms and Clouds galore Walks in the morning ; During the day, work and art to be done Reading and creating something fun; When evening comes, the feet go up and rest is won; Enjoy your day, come what may; Birds, flowers, […]

Now February….and a Possible Unscheduled Vacation

And a chance for snow is finally in the forecast for those of us living in Western North Carolina. 1 – 3 inches! Yippie! I love watching the snow fall…and more than that, I love running outside and catching BIG snowflakes on my tongue. If there’s enough snowfall, then hiking, sledding and making snow angels […]

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. ~ […]

“W” is for Water

Gratitude. Years ago I created a handmade journal made of paper, and in it I left examples of what I was grateful for beginning with the letter ‘A’ and ending with the letter ‘Z’. Below each example, I left blank lines for those purchasing the journals for themselves or a friend to fill out their […]

January 2015

Wow! I thought 2014 went by in a blink, and it did. 2015 has come in with a vengeance, the flu! Spending an entire week in bed…I’m just shaking my head at this…and grateful that I don’t have pneumonia, I do have a wonderful husband who’s cared for me, and an incredible doctor. I believe […]

Almost Christmas

This year has flown by faster than any other I can remember. Do you know we had four months with Saturdays in them? This is very unusual. The months were, March, May, August and November. Thinking about this makes me feel that I should have gotten more organized, relaxed more, had more Saturdays for photography. However, […]