Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!! Here's a little love note for you! Do you have any big plans for your day? We tend to have a low-key celebration. Probably some lunch out and then dinner at home followed by Netflix binging (and maybe some wine). Over on Instagram, I'm discussing the concept behind this photo. I'd love [...]

Tuesday Truth #22

Tuesday Truth #22

Tuesday Truth. Number 22. Interestingly, I had planned to share a different Maya Angelou quote today. But then, I went through my photos and chose this one of a palm tree. While perusing Pinterest to verify the exact wording of the quote, I decided that perhaps I'd pick a different one that I liked. But [...]

I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

DNA Testing. I've shared on the blog before about how I had my DNA tested through Ancestry.com. My Results. My results came in August of 2016. You can read about that original result in this post: Keys to the Past. After I wrote that post, I received questions about the process for testing and I [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 009

What’s Up Lately Episode 009

What's Up Lately. Episode 009. Hey everybody!! I hope that you've had a lovely weekend! Ours was a four-day weekend around the Thanksgiving holiday. It made it a little hard to keep track of the days. 11/11 and Autumn on display. In my last episode of "what's up lately", I mentioned the fact that it [...]

Tuesday Truth #10

Tuesday Truth #10

Tuesday Truth. Number 10. Sometimes we can be like a record on repeat, just regurgitating words over and over. And like a broken record, the words become less meaningful. If this is you today, then stop uttering words ...just to go through the motions. Stop and realign. Are you living by the truths that you [...]

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

  November 15th. In case the title didn't give it away, November 15th is a significant day in my life. If you've been following my blog for any length of time (or a year, to be exact), then you are probably already aware of why this day is significant. Love and Death. If you are new, [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 008

What’s Up Lately Episode 008

What's Up Lately. Episode 008. Hey All!! I had planned to do a Friday Faves this week. But as you can see, it's Saturday. Yesterday morning as I was getting my cup of coffee, my husband said that it looked like there were cop lights in our front yard. We have light filtering blinds similar [...]

A note about clarity

A note about clarity

Clarity. Monday's usually my catch up day and today is no different. However, I just wanted to pop in and share this course that I just finished watching. It's called the Clarity Course. The tagline is How to Handle Doubt, Get Unstuck, and Live Your Purpose. It's a free course hosted by Caroline Garnet McGraw [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 007

What’s Up Lately Episode 007

  What's Up Lately. Episode 007. We've arrived at episode 007!! Does that mean I have covert information?! Top secret stuff to share?! Perhaps... I'm rubbing my hands with glee because I actually do have new developments to share. Fall. But first... It is fall, everybody!! Fall!! The trees along the Blue Ridge Parkway are [...]

Halloween, Hauntings, and the Death at Yosemite

Halloween, Hauntings, and the Death at Yosemite

    Halloween. I don't need to tell you that today is Halloween. Most of you already know. Often that brings an evening that's often filled with both screeches of delight and horror. It's a time when we love to scare ourselves. Hauntings. We tell scary stories of ghosts that rise up from graves and boogeymen [...]