If I Could Save Time in a Bottle

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.” ― Carl Sandburg Today is a special day.  The light of my life celebrates her nineteenth birthday. It is such a cliche to ask where the time has gone.  Last week,…

Moving in the Season of Gratitude

Moving. Everybody hates moving, right? It is the menstruation of life events, not catastrophic like major illness or death in the family, but never good. No one likes moving. My doctor tells me that death, divorce and moving are the three most stressful life events for people. Well, I got divorced in September and moved…

Gratitudes 7/26/2013

“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”   ― Anne Frank Today’s Gratitudes ~ I am grateful that it is Friday! I am grateful for that wonderful region of New Zealand called Marlborough, where they produce the crispest, most refreshing and delicious Sauvignon blancs that all come with screw tops;…

Gratitudes of 7/25/13

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”    ~ Helen Keller Today’s Gratitudes ~ I am grateful that I caught the typo in yesterday’s gratitudes, which now has the correct date! I am grateful that my incredible daughter cleaned the kitchen for me today; I am grateful that I was the lucky mother that…

Gratitudes of 7/24/13

Optimism begins with gratitude! Today’s gratitudes ~  I am grateful for my amazing daughter who is going to come and warm up a horse for Liz and Gracie after I bruised my knees so badly that I can’t stand the pressure of riding breeches on them; I am grateful that Raksha’s girl finally had a…