Surprisingly Enjoyable

Before I dive right into this, I want to speak directly to my male readers. Gentlemen, I appreciate and respect you, and I’m so pleased that you choose to read what I write. I don’t usually write about gender-specific topics as I see most of our human conditions […]

Fuel for Life

Hello everyone! This reblog is a short reflection on the necessity of coffee. I hope you’re have a great Sunday! It’s beautiful here and I might wander out into the yard and do a little cleaning up in the garden. See you soon. ~ Lori I wake up […]

Resolve If You Want To

  I don’t bother with New Year’s resolutions. There are so many wonderful and varied ways to set myself up for failure that I don’t need to add New Year’s resolutions to the pile. Perhaps some of you have benefited from New Year’s resolutions. Maybe these made-to-self promises […]

This New Year’s Eve

It’s funny how time changes our perspective. When I was young, New Year’s Eve was typically a bit of a downer. I’d go inward and review all the things that had not happened that year, all the goals I’d set and then left there, dusty and unaccomplished, in […]

It Goes On

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost Life should be forced to mirror our own grieving hearts. When we’re aching from loss, no birds should be allowed to sing and the sun should be banned from the […]

We Got Lucky

Silas House remembers Tom Petty: “We embraced strangers and threw our heads back and sang. This was a kind of church, too, I thought. A room full of love in a way I’d never experienced before.” via We Got Lucky: My Life with Tom Petty — Discover

On Turning Fifty

Someone recently told me, “Women often feel embarrassed about their age. You seem proud.” Darn right. I’m proud and happy. A Very Strange Idea Even though I grew up in this culture, it remains a very strange idea to me that anyone should feel ashamed of living long. […]