Skyline View

I think I am going to keep tonight’s post short.  Its only Wednesday but its been a truly long week for me.  Well…long ten days.  I had to work a stretch of nine straight day from last Monday through yesterday and then, while I was off today, I was running around most of the day. …

Make Your Own Sanctuary

I know I have written before about the need to have a little place to escape to and relax.  I am finding the need for that more both the older I get and the further along I go in transition. My bedroom has always been a sanctuary for me.  I keep a lot of distractions…

Leave It In The Mudroom

About two years ago, I went up to Philly to visit my sister.  One of the plans for that trip was to help her pack up a large portion of their house as they were getting ready to remodel it.  One of the things they were doing was adding a mudroom coming into the house. …

Family Breakfast

I truly do miss family meals together. Before my father died, regular meals with all of the family together at the table were a big deal.  We had as many meals together, as a family, as we could.  And I am not talking about all of the family getting together for the holidays.  I am…

If I Can Picture It In My Mind, I Can Be There

I was talking with a friend the other day about how to remain positive and focused.  They have had their struggles in life and when things get hard, they can find it very difficult to pull themselves out of that down place.  They asked me what I did to help keep my spirits up. I…

I Waited Patiently For You

Patience is not one of my greater virtues.  But I am getting better at it. And for once, my patience paid off. Like every blogger, we all have our dream stores and events that we want to blog for.  I have been incredibly fortunate.  I have made a few of those bucket list teams and…