Faith and Spirituality, Fun, Gratitude

TGIF – Gratitude Friday

Getting back to the Friday posts on gratitude that ended when the A to Z Blogging Challenge began. ūüôā The top three things I'm especially grateful for this past week: 1.)¬† Thursday afternoon off work to snuggle up with a light blanket and Roxie (my dog), a cup of tea and a good book¬†while listening… Continue reading TGIF – Gratitude Friday

Fun, Gratitude, Writing

Thankful Thursday-Magical Common Scents

Have you ever noticed how certain scents¬†can draw you to another time and place, almost working as a sort of time machine? There are scents that take me back to times¬†especially important in my life, bringing comfort and peace. And then there are those, as well, that take me to a time that I would… Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Magical Common Scents

Faith and Spirituality, Life Lessons

Colorado Floods

Even too much of a good thing is not good.¬† And while rain in Colorado is typically a good and welcomed thing, it has now worn out its welcome. The city in which I live vaguely resembles the small fictional town of Chester's Mill in Stephen King's Under the Dome.¬†¬†While we¬†sit directly in the center… Continue reading Colorado Floods


Ten of My Very Favorite Things

1)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The smell of a fresh rain--and the sound of it falling while snuggled in a sleeping bag in a tent with a good book.¬† It has been a long time, but the memory is vivid. 2.)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The smell of fresh brewed coffee, and that first cup of the morning. Yummmmm. 3.)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Snuggling up with… Continue reading Ten of My Very Favorite Things