Isn't it interesting how memories are made? Sometimes, you make them intentionally. This could be done with taking part in traditions or attending special events. Sometimes, they happen out of life's circumstances and seemingly random events. There are happy memories, such as graduating from college. There are sad memories, such as a loved one passing … Continue reading Making Memories
So yesterday morning, I woke up at 4:30. It's rare that I ever wake up that early, and believe me, I wish I could have slept longer. Sleep is high up on my list of priorities. After tossing and turning a bit, I realized it would be better to just let go and let God, … Continue reading 4:30 a.m.
By the end of most nights, I am so tired that I can fall asleep pretty quickly. There's always that odd night now and then, when there's too much on my mind and it takes forever to fall asleep. Last night was one of those nights. Something was troubling me in the back of my … Continue reading A Sad Milestone
Autumn is my favorite season.🍃🍂 The vibrant golds, reds, oranges, and yellows of the changing leaves are simply breath-taking each year. The trees seem to be giving their last hurrah before they retire for the winter. It's such a beautiful display of shockingly fierce colors! Purple and green are my favorite colors, but something about … Continue reading Autumn Love
Recently someone asked me what I wanted for Christmas, if I had a wish list. What more could I possibly wish for, want, or need? I have been blessed with two of the most wonderful children in the world! Emily is so kind-hearted and artistic and smart! She has such a positive attitude! Logan is … Continue reading Life’s Gifts
In a mere 2 and a half years, I will be turning 40. My older brother passed away when he was that age, and so I've been doing a lot of thinking lately. Thinking about my life. Thinking about how many blessings I've been fortunate to experience or have to call my own. Thinking about … Continue reading A Life List
I love this time of year! There's my birthday and of course, Christmas. Mugs of delicious hot chocolate to sip. Twinkling lights all around the city. Decorating our Christmas tree and house so that everything is festive. Favorite movies such as The Holiday, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Serendipity, and Love Actually. Cozy nights spent by the fireplace. … Continue reading The Joys of Christmas