Relax. Re•lax (verb). Make or become less tense or anxious.   Reminder. Today I needed a reminder to relax. I thought that perhaps some of you might need the reminder as well. One of my favorite places to relax, to become less tense or anxious, is along the shoreline of the ocean. Just Breathe. According [...]

Shine Bright

Hatred exists. Sometimes I still just have the hardest time wrapping my mind around this fact. And yet, it's there. You'd think that as a human species who claims to have evolved we'd have learned that hatred solves nothing. nothing. Charlottesville. Charlottesville is just a tiny fragment in the whole of this hateful divisiveness being [...]

Independence Day

Independence Day

  Independence Day. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. -Thomas Jefferson Today is the day that the United States celebrates its Independence. Independence that would set [...]

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote. Persevere. This week Nikki at Flying Through Water has asked us to consider the prompt of the word "persevere" and so I've decided to share a sunrise quote. Sunrise Quote. This morning as I watched the sun rise above the Atlantic Ocean in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, I was reminded of this quote: A [...]

Quiet Reflections from the Beach

  Quiet Reflections From The Beach. Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Today is Day 4 of our vacation at the beach. We are in Carolina Beach, North Carolina Sand dunes...sea oats...and salt marshes. The beach is such a recharging place for my soul. The ocean waves crashing. The pelicans dipping low onto the horizon, skimming the surface, [...]