Enjoying What’s Put in Front of Me

For the past month, my mantra prayer has been for God to help me enjoy what is put in front of me. I’ve been thinking of Jake Owens’ song We All Want What We Ain’t Got. I have such a tendency to think I’ll be happy when I get a new job … or a […]

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Celebrating the Winter Solstice From the Beginning of Time

Last Friday I brought a Yule Log over to my brother’s house for dinner. I saw it at The Fresh Market, and it looked particularly decadent. I’m not eating sugar, but I know everyone else is, and I’m always the dessert gal. Who am I to break with tradition? My sister-in-law Sharon asked what the […]

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Walking the Dog….Talking to God

When I got my dog three years ago on Valentine’s weekend, I made a promise to her that I would walk her for an hour every day. I had read in Cesar Millan’s book that walking your dog was the best way to bond with them. He recommended walking them a minimum of 1 1/2 hours […]

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Christmas Journey Home 2012

NOTE: Click on the pictures to see the captions. I’m home after the Christmas Holiday with family in Louisiana. I was treated to a light snowfall last night. It won’t last long. The temperature is not freezing, so it will be melted shortly – but what a nice Christmas treat! I drove home in the […]

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It’s Just Not Christmas Without You…Whoever You Are

I’m hurting today. Some days it’s just like this. I’m sitting in Starbucks watching all the people with their Christmas shopping and their afternoon coffees. Some days I love the holidays, and some days I hate them. Today is a day that I don’t like them, but I’m happy for the color red. Seeing it […]

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