A little bit of kindness & a little bit of rock and roll

Merriam-Webster has as one of its descriptions of the word kind saying “of a kind to give pleasure or relief.” I resonate with that description, should we not give pleasure (delight or joy) as well as relief (removal or lightening of something oppressive) to people?  The imagery of this Amelia Earhart quote perfectly captures the… Read More

Words, Windows and Disturbed

Have you ever experienced Altschmerz? Altschmerz is a German word that describes a weariness with the same old issues you’ve always had – the same boring flaws and anxieties that you’ve been gnawing for years. I am not sure about you but I experience this often. Just when you get an issue resolved….another one you’ve… Read More

Planners, music and the telegraph

Welcome to Friday! Here are a few things/links I’ve been enjoying lately. I have been using Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus planner for the last several years, not well I might add. I am definitely a fan of Hyatt’s approach to the planner but was looking for a different play on it. I found a great… Read More

Last Friday in May Round-Up

Here we are, at the last Friday of May. Next month Summer begins, here in MS we’ve had the longest Spring in years. Here are some links to articles and stories that I have enjoyed and have been pondering lately. All links are in the “titles.”  Just a few pictures are also below from this… Read More

There is always hope

Happy May 15th, the 136th day of 2020! Today I am sharing a few things that I have enjoyed recently and found useful. Also, at the end of the post I have included some of my collection of flowers. May you enjoy. Where flowers bloom, so does hope. Lady Bird Johnson “My Life Today Is… Read More

Friday picture round-up

Happy Friday morning to you all. For 11 to 12 years of my life I lived in the very southwest corner of Michigan which is, in my opinion, one of the prettiest states. To be fair, in my travels of the state I stayed mostly on the western side and did not travel to the… Read More

Coffee and a photo round-up

Welcome again to another Friday morning photo post, I hope that everyone is doing well. We’ve gotten hooked on Black Rifle coffee. We’ve been drinking the Freedom Fuel, it’s a dark roast that is strong without being bitter. Definitely worth checking out. Hopefully you can find the lizard in one of the pictures below. Here… Read More

Friday Photos [4th Edition]

Good Friday morning to you all. I hope that you are continuing to adjust to the changes well and that wherever you may be, you’re enjoying Springtime. I am including some pictures from this past week as well as a few from March/April of 2019. I decided to plant some strawberries last week and what… Read More