Still Thankful

It had not been the easiest of weeks for me. The things I need to do to improve parts of my life require temporarily being more messed up. Not fun. And yet I still have things to be thankful for, and this is a good thing. Good friends. Good food. Fortune cookies. Snow. A good... Continue Reading →



I missed a post again yesterday. Still not a failure. Today has gone by entirely too quickly. Dark comes too early. Some things just take too long to accomplish. Lists are good. They make it easier to keep track of things. Purple is good too. And rain. Rain would be nice. Or snow. I could... Continue Reading →


Cats love catnip. It's a well established fact. I was watching my cats roll around in theirs today, and I realized something. We all have our own personal catnip. Something that we thoroughly enjoy, that gives us the heady, free feeling of a high. For some, it might actually be a drug that does that.... Continue Reading →

Random Blessings

In recent conversations (and scrolling through Facebook), I've encountered many people complaining about being sick. Like, terrible cold/flu that knocks you down for days sick. Want to know the amazing thing that just occurred to me? I'm not sick. I haven't been out and surrounded by hundreds of people who were sneezing all over their... Continue Reading →

Let it Snow!

Okay, I admit I'm a little weird about this, but I love snow. So much. When I wake up to a lovely snowy landscape, especially if it is still snowing, like it was this morning, I turn into a little kid. Not exaggerating. I giggle, and jump around, and squeal a little...and pretty quickly manage... Continue Reading →

Giving Thanks

Family, friends, pets, food, home, laughter, love, joy, health, generosity, kindness, understanding. Clouds, rain, snow, sleet, hail, storms, sun, flowers, trees, beauty. Sleep, books, cozy blankets, hot chocolate. Creativity, inventiveness, initiative, perseverance. Learning, seeking, expanding, believing, testing, proving. Life.

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