Follow your heart!

One of our closest friends, Nielsen, made this card for us as part of his wedding present. Since we just celebrated our 26th anniversary yesterday, I wanted to speak a bit about this quote from Longfellow. Nielsen has no idea that this card sits beside our engagement...

A couple of kids!

 Happy 26th Anniversary to my husband and I. We took this picture the day that we decided to get married. We had been hiking in St. Agathe, Quebec. We were in our early 20’s.  I will never forget coming back and announcing to our friends and family our...

Switch your perspective!

  Just like you, I am dealing with some sort of challenge right now. Some of us are dealing with physical ailments.  Some of us are dealing with financial problems.  Some of us are struggling in our relationships.  The lucky ones may have a bit of...

The Empty Drawer

We tend to have one drawer in our house that collects things.  Broken items that could one day be fixed. Miscellaneous parts that may one day find their way back to the original piece. I am guilty of having a few of these drawers.  Some of them are so full...

Flowers for you and I

One of my students taught me something very important years ago. Whenever I visited her home, she always had fresh cut flowers on her dining room table.  I was very impressed so I asked her about it.  She told me that she loves flowers and instead of waiting...