february 28, 2019

“If you need to lose some weight, start by laughing your ass off.” ~ Unknown  

february 27, 2019

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt       At KHS we saw these sliding walls that house many 2-D artwork that’s not on display. I thought they were an ingenious idea. If I ever get around to remodeling my house I want two or three of these installed in the studio. I’ve got so much work hanging on the walls already (and

february 26, 2019

“Re-set, re-start, re-adjust, re-focus as many times as you need to.” ~ Unknown   

february 25, 2019

“Be an encourager. The world has plenty of critics already.” ~ Unknown      A very sweet person sent me a birthday card today. Mind you, my birthday was over six weeks ago, but since I usually say over 50 gets you a whole month of celebration, I reckon they figure 54 deserves two months. I’ll take it.  My sweet person did not add a return address, nor did they

february 24, 2019

“At the end of it all, when we look back on our lives, we won’t take a mental inventory of the dollars we earned, followers we gained, or items we checked off our to-do list. What we’ll see is a mélange of moments—times when we loved, connected, got outside our comfort zone, and engaged with world with wonder and enthusiasm. These moments generally don’t just fall into our laps. We

february 23, 2019

“Make forgiveness your habit.” ~ Unknown   In Stacy’s yard stands a single crocus. I’m told it peeps its little head out every year. Always alone. Always strong. Always dependable. Always beautiful. Nature is a glorious thing.

february 22, 2019

“Forgive yourself for not knowing better at the time. Forgive yourself for giving away your power. Forgive yourself for past behaviors. Forgive yourself for the survival patterns and traits you picked up while enduring trauma. Forgive yourself for being who you needed to be.” ~ Audrey Kitching     Two weeks ago a group of us from work were given a generous tour of the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS). Just

february 21, 2019

“The only person I ever lost and needed back was myself.” ~ Tinybuddha      A rare day of sun in Kentucky saw the steam rolling off the monsoon soaked fence. It’s temporarily unnerving to step outside and the entire neighborhood looks like it’s on fire until the reality, and the beauty, sink in. It’s a really pretty sight,

february 20, 2019

“And if today, all you did was hold yourself together, I’m proud of you.” ~ Unknown  

february 19, 2019

“Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were ‘reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.’” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson     Look what showed up in my mailbox today! Tickled me