What’s Up Lately Episode 006

What’s Up Lately Episode 006

  What's Up Lately. Episode 006. Hey Everybody!! I hope that you all have been well. My life has been busy, but that's nothing new given the fact that my three teens keep me on my toes. Getting Outdoors. Now that the rain has finally moved out (for the most part), I've been making a [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 003

What’s Up Lately Episode 003

  What's Up Lately. Episode 003. I'm sitting here on a Sunday morning waiting for the storms to roll in. I hope that you're having a lovely Sunday. This past week has found me returning to some moments of self-care. Pilates. If you'll recall from my last update, I was on the final push for [...]

Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Birthday Celebrations. That's right! It's my birthday! I'm singin' and dancin' that out ya'll! Thoughts on being 40. I had an amazing year of being 40. I grew by leaps and bounds. Pressing comfort zones both physically and mentally. It really felt like a coming into my own. Background. If you are new to my [...]

What’s Up Lately – Episode 002

What’s Up Lately – Episode 002

What's Up Lately? Episode 002. Since I'm mostly popping in with updates, it doesn't feel right to call them "Friday Faves" and also they may not always fall on a Friday. Today, however, it does. And since I need different titles... Episode 002. Secretly I'm hoping that Episode 007 will have something really exciting to [...]

Friday Faves Edition 54

Friday Faves Edition 54

Friday! We've once again arrived at Friday. This week has been much better than the last two. Not without its stressors, but substantially better! I think it was because the sun came out. Is that springtime peeking its head into Virginia? I think maybe yes.     Friday Faves. This week I'll just dive into [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 31

Friday Faves – Edition 31

  Friday. Edition 31. Hurricane. This week has been a blur. If you read my post on Monday then you know that my family in Naples was affected by Hurricane Irma, but that they are all safe. Facebook. I don't spend much time on my personal Facebook page. When I do visit it, I usually [...]

Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma Update

  Hurricanes. Hurricane Irma is still on the march. But she has passed by Naples. And she has left her ugly mark. I know that some of you may stop by my blog today to see how my family fared. My heart has been moved by the words of concern I have received... here, on [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 27

Friday Faves – Edition 27

  Friday. Edition 27. Happy Friday Everybody! I hope that you've had an amazing week so far. Mine has been pretty packed.  We are on the countdown until school begins. Next Wednesday is the day. We did our big purge over the weekend. And while we definitely made massive headway (think... I can see the [...]

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father. A Father's Love is a thing to be treasured. In honor of my father's 60th birthday, I share my thoughts with all of you as well. My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me. -Jim Valvano Time seems to pass so quickly. [...]

Love letter to my daughter

Love letter to my daughter

1,000 wishes I've wished for you. 1,000 more will I wish. In my youth, I dreamed of someday having a daughter. As your dad and I fell in love, I sat on his back porch telling him of my dreams. He told me that he hoped that my daughter was his daughter too. A story [...]