Swirls of puffy clouds in the skies Honeysuckle scents and sweetness thrives Fireflies to chase across the lawn Looking at stars from dusk to dawn Bonfires burn in the evening haze Marshmallows ooze of golden glaze Racing and hiding to play sardines Funtimes, oldtimes, and all in between Such are the memories of childhood…Read more »

Resiliency | PIVOT to a fresh start

Resiliency is a buzz word we hear a lot about these days… The ability to PIVOT and adapt to challenging situations…The willingness to explore unique foundations or relations…The creativity to see beyond the obvious view…The strength to recalibrate into something new. We often hear about responsiveness and kind acts to turbulent or tragic events that…Read more »


May brings many things to mind – living life, new life, things that bloom beautifully – and of course that leads me to think of my mother, but really both of my parents generally. Mothers have the honor of being the most thought of people on the second Sunday of May each year – Mother’s…Read more »

Grandma Pants

There are times in one’s life when epiphanies happen – and sometimes they come at the most unexpected moments. Such was the case recently when a simple act of spring cleaning and community donation resulted in the Grandma Pants phenomenon. For quite some time, the closets and storage areas in our home had been overflowing…Read more »