Just in time for summer..

Our local TV station published a story on its website yesterday about another recent study examining the dangerous, potentially cancer causing, chemicals found in most suntan lotions. I live in Florida..so Ugh. Go ahead and click HERE if you want to read the article, but I can save you the time. I’m betting your sunscreen…

Music to my ears..

A strange and beautiful thing happened this week-end. I went outside to sit on our back porch and immediately became aware of the most delightful sounds of children laughing and squealing; our neighbors were having a birthday party for one of their kids. I closed my eyes as I swung in our hammock chair; joyful…

Better than yesterday..

My daughter sent me the photo above of her updated letter board yesterday. I love those boards, they are endlessly creative and an easy way to keep a motivating thought or quote within sight. I thought about the simplicity of her words: “stronger than yesterday.” She is recovering from two major surgeries and that basic…

The Power of Home.

Our Havanese has always been a lousy walker..unless she’s headed home. From the time she was a puppy, she’d be all passive aggressive on the leash..pulling back, refusing to move, demanding to be carried, unless we were heading home..then it was full speed ahead! That’s the power of home.. be it our residence, our town,…

Perspective

Pardon the pun, but my garden had me stumped. My husband recently removed a row of large, dead bushes and I was struggling over what to plant in that area instead. There was much to take into consideration, not the least of which is the desire for more back yard privacy. My sister-in-law, who along…

Domino Re-Decorating

“So if we did get one, where would we put it?” I asked my husband as we considered the wisdom of finally buying a Peleton. We had been toying with the idea ever since being introduced to these awesome exercise bikes at our kids’ homes. Re-purposing a sunny corner of the kitchen was my first…