BUMPER CROP

BUMPER CROP

The crunch, the welcome crispness, tart and sweet, juice running down your hand…We love our apple tree! There’s nothing like reaping the harvest of something you have planted and tended to. Not only beautiful in stature, but it also gives back. And I am grateful. It...
FAMILY MUSINGS

FAMILY MUSINGS

Give this a listen. It made me smirk!  “Family is Family” by Kasey Musgraves I don’t know about you, but all kinds of scenarios and “loved ones” popped into my head during that song! Written in jest, this may be more of the redneck variety. But we all got...
CULTURE OF UNKINDNESS

CULTURE OF UNKINDNESS

“My secret power is that I simply believe in other people to an extraordinary degree. I give them credit. I appreciate them. I strive to be their best cheerleader.  I don’t judge; I empathize and challenge and cheer and sometimes I believe in them more than they do. ...
SIMPLIFY EVEN MORE

SIMPLIFY EVEN MORE

At the start of each new year I sit down and write a word or a phrase that becomes the inspirational umbrella for that year’s dreams and goals. 2019…SIMPLIFY EVEN MORE! Apparently I may have been slightly ahead of the latest tv show inspired cleaning craze. A...
LET THE MUSIC MOVE YOU

LET THE MUSIC MOVE YOU

What comes to your mind when you think of music? Maybe a specific tune? A genre? An instrument?  A band? A certain time and place?  Music is powerful. Music evokes emotion, memories, and connection.  No question about that! It’s such a broad topic. Volumes have been...