There are usually a limitless number things to celebrate. Even for my dog Lucy (shown the photo above) caught in the moment celebrating a whole lot of happy things to smell on a beautiful July morning. Have you ever seen this book? As the title implies, the book is simply a list of 14,000 random things. […]
A common denominator between gardening, mercy, and love What is Timeless? I asked a group of friends to look at my newest painting so they could help me come up with a title for it. I wanted the name to convey a character trait they admire. And with Mothers’ Day on the horizon, I suggested […]
When at a loss for what to do… 1. Do what you know HOW to DO. 2. Remember what you KNOW to be TRUE. 3. Find something NEW for YOU. I like to explore ALL my options. So much so, that it has become a joke in our family. If you want something researched like a […]
Friendships are like flowers. Bouquets. Annuals. Perennials. Each serving their own purpose.
Each worthy of gratitude.
It’s been my fortunate experience to learn that most people want to be heard. All they usually need is the slightest nudge. A nudge that can be as simple as asking a follow-up question to something they have already offered up to you.
A Golden Lesson about Friendship: how a life-long friend made my day, with just a photo and one sentence. It feels good to be known.
This “Memory Mirror” was a collaboration between the 25 kids in my son’s class. It’s their contribution to their school silent auction fund-raiser on November 9th. They each brought in some objects that were meaningful to them, and then working as a team, they placed their items on the mirror. You could say that there’s […]
My friend Bess sent me a card yesterday. Leave it to Bess to have a fun stamp on the envelope too. Much to my surprise, I opened it up to find one of my old paintings on the front of the card. Which made me smile! (I think this is actually the very first sunflower I ever […]