Little things become the big things

We hear it time and again. We’ve even said it ourselves. It’s the little things. It’s a colloquialism because, well, it’s true. It’s a saying because throughout time it’s held. Throughout generations, its validity has borne out. Over the weekend, we had the great opportunity to take a spin on the Christmas in July 24-hour…

Leaning into life

I know it may not bode well to begin a blog talking about binge-watching this past season of Grey’s Anatomy. To be fair I didn’t watch all the episodes but enough to be all caught up with Meredith and the goings-on at this particular Seattle hospital.  Despite it being a fictional show, it highlighted much…

How is your gift?

Many of us often wish some of our friends treated us as kindly as we treat them. I, sadly, am of the other variety. I wish I was as good to my friends as they are to me. It’s not intentional. I am forgetful, easily distracted by glitter and shiny things, and other unhelpful qualities….

Lucky Cat Whiskers and a Magic 8 Ball

A four-leaf clover, a rabbit’s foot, an evil eye protection charm, horseshoes over a doorway, rainbows after a storm, these are many of our good luck signs or foretellings of positive futures. But this week after finding two of my cat’s whiskers in unusual locations I am wondering, is this a good sign? Cat whiskers,…

Torture Report: Heat Edition

H-E-A-T. In a word, it’s been my nemesis. I battled with heat for quite some time. The funniest part about it is, it was a one-sided war. The sun is simply being the sun. It’s not personal so why did I make it so? A couple of years ago, I made a decision that I…