Thankful Thursday: Single White Female

My friend, Julie, and I have this ongoing inside joke about being each other’s Single White Female. If you are a woman, of a certain age, you saw the movie Single White Female with Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh years ago. Jennifer Jason Leigh’s character basically tries to emulate Bridget Fonda’s character and before…

Inspiration Tuesday: Fresh Eyes

This weekend the hubby and I were picking out cards for a few high school graduates.  They had the typical, “the sky is the limit” and “good luck in this next chapter” kind of cards to choose from.  Having had two high school graduates and one college graduate it got me thinking about the difference…

Have Courage to Be Kind

In our country today it can be easy to forget, or hard to believe, that most people are good. Most people are kind. But the truth is every day we are shown small, tiny kindnesses. I think it’s because they are small we easily discount them, but they do. How often in the grocery store do you…

Life Lesson: Say Yes

  Yesterday, I watched as my dog looked around the family room for a comfortable place to land.  This is a normal routine after we walk and she has had a nice long drink of cool water.  Most of the time she jumps up on the sofa and paws at the pillows until she turns…

Thankful Thursday: Gratitude Groove

Today, is one of those days where the sun began shining in the window well before 6 am and I awoke to the birds chirping and a slight breeze outside.  I contemplated getting a head start to the day since I was awake.  Instead, I pulled the covers back and let the pup crawl in…