A simply WONDERFUL package arrived on my front porch today! Another box FULL of thimbles from my wonderful friend and colleague named Lynne who lives in Michigan. She sent me her family’s thimble collection which they started in the 1950′s. There were over 100 in all. There are crystal thimbles, sterling silver thimbles, a leather [...]
Today when I got home from running errands there was a package on my front porch — again. This time it was from my sister, Keo, who lives in Tennessee. She sent me a wonderful package FULL of knitting and sewing items that belonged to our late sister-in-law, Betty, who passed away several years ago. [...]
I have been on my own now for just over seven years. Seven is a magical number and realizing this has caused me to sit back and think about all that I did to transform and empower myself – and to ultimately completely change my life. It has been a time of sweet and joyous [...]
Today was a wonderful day! I met with Laurie McCutchan, the Executive Director of The Hope Institute of Uganda, to learn about its work in Jinja, Uganda to empower families towards economic viability, education for all, access to affordable health care, and more. Laurie’s fantastic husband Jim came along — because we would put him to [...]
There is so much pressure to OVERDO. Really, it’s ok to just be, to relax, to rest, to NOT DO ANYTHING AT ALL. Sometimes the best ideas or solutions come when you are not thinking about anything. Slow down, rest, unplug, stop the doing, doing, doing. You deserve a break.
Last night I said to my 90-year-old mom “I never get any cardinals…” We were talking about birds and which kinds we are able to attract into our yards. JUST NOW a bright red cardinal flew onto my deck and sat on the iron patio table. It seemed to look RIGHT AT ME through my [...]