Beautiful Messes

Messy isn't always a bad sign; sometimes it's just a sign of life. - Sharon Randall It’s now the day after Christmas. Lots of family, food and presents - and hopefully - your presence during the moment. The Christmas holidays offer beautiful messes that are gloriously unruly, loud and chaotic. And then the quiet. After all … Continue reading Beautiful Messes

Twas The Night Before Christmas

Twas The Night Before Christmas (written by Clement C. Moore) is one of my favorite Christmas poems. Legend has it that he wrote this poem for his children on Christmas Eve of 1822.  Can you imagine the excitement of going to bed on Christmas Eve with the enchanting words of that poem dancing in your mind's eye? … Continue reading Twas The Night Before Christmas

How To Cope With #metoo During The Holidays

I learned an amazing tool in the last week about how to cope with #metoo during the holidays. The #metoo movement is reaching fever pitch - as it should be. If you're not sickened by all of us who have posted #metoo, then you're not paying attention. I am a survivor of both childhood and adult … Continue reading How To Cope With #metoo During The Holidays

5 Surprising Reasons To Smile Every Day

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia I like surprises. Good surprises. Surprises that make me smile as in 5 surprising reasons to smile … Continue reading 5 Surprising Reasons To Smile Every Day