August is tomorrow

Today will be a bit “history” if you will. Can you believe that tomorrow is August? Which in my ever hopeful mind means…..that Autumn is surely almost here. Although living in the Deep South, we most likely have a good 3 more months before Autumn really hits. Meet the United State’s Only Female Lighthouse Keeper… Read More

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

Saharan dust, dentists, 1215 and birthdays.

Here are some links to a few things that I have found interesting this week. Massive Saharan Dust Plume Completes 5,000-Mile Journey From Africa to the U.S.I am sure that most people have seen this in the news already. But how crazy is this dust storm coming from the Sahara? The Saharan Air Layer, is… Read More

Friday photos and a few ramblings

Here are a few stories/links for you to check out and enjoy. Standing far below a roof of green pine needles, wisps of light wafting through said needles, the air warm and muggy around you, and the smell and crunch of pine straw beneath your feet. This is my idea of forest bathing and it… Read More

Welcome June

We send out a bi-monthly newsletter titled The Chattahoochee Driftwood newsletter where we share some helpful links, quotes and then I input several things that I have recently found interesting. One of the stories that I input for this week is about the Kalash people of Hindu Kush. :Inserting a wee bit of historical setting… 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