Yes, You Can!

  I could never do a triathlon. Or could I? I used to think that triathlons were just for those really fit, thin people.  Then along came my friend Peggy, trying to convince me that not only was it possible, but that I should do it.  She competed in her first tri the year before […]


Greetings! It’s the first week of January 2015.  The ball has dropped and writers everywhere are sprucing up their articles on New Year’s Resolutions.  Blah, Blah, Blah. I’m almost 50 years old (there I said it!) and I’m so tired of making the same mistake every year.  I know you’ve done it too.  You’ve uttered […]

The Ocean

I love the ocean.  I spent a great deal of time this past weekend staring at the ocean.  I thought many things but the thing that sticks out in my mind here on this beautiful Tuesday morning is how I’d like to be more like the ocean. The ocean is patient.  Each day its waves […]


Do you ever just sit quietly in a room and look around?  Sometimes I do.  Sometimes I wonder what the rooms of my house look like to my dogs.  If I were two feet tall what would I think of this room?   Sometimes I just like to observe. Today I took my camera around my […]

My Empty Nest

I’ve been thinking about this post for weeks. Well, actually, I’ve been putting this post off for weeks. I felt, and still feel, like the subject of an “empty nest” is important but I had no idea where to go with it. Maybe I’m too close to the issue. My husband and I have one […]

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