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

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

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

Memorial Day Weekend

If you don’t look at any of the links below, I do hope that you will follow this link here : Memorial Day 2020. Here’s another well done video. The photos that I am including in this post are from my visit to DC in April of 2019. The three most effective memorials in DC… 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