Sometimes, if we care to listen, we can learn so much from our children. This precious 6-year old, offers wise words to her mom about a pending divorce in the family. She’s “not trying to be mean, not trying to be a bully.” She’s trying to be …straight. She says, “My heart is something. Everyone… Read More
Well, here I am again. Still exercising and still walking and as you may have guessed… still socializing. It seems when I have friends in my plans, I forget to blog. Earlier this month I spaced out blogging when a longtime friend was passing through my city and she spent the night before heading home. Yesterday… Read More
A sunrise walk this morning before a day of volunteering. First I work with the public at the National Forest Service for 4 hours in the morning. Then I drive ten miles and volunteer in the afternoon at first grade with my grandson. After we get home, I get to ‘beat him up’ as he… Read More
I took my walk today in the lovely fall weather. It was refreshing and I loved it. I found this great video (3 min long) and thought it would make you smile. Way to go Kid President! Hope you enjoy!
“The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy, walk and be healthy. “The best of all ways to lengthen our days” is not, as Mr. Thomas Moore has it, “to steal a few hours from night, my love;” but, with leave be it spoken, to walk steadily and with a purpose. The… Read More
I believe it’s the small things that make for sweet memories. A welcome hello and a hug goodbye. A card in the mail. A walk in the leaves on a warm autumn day. A phone call from a friend. Our world is filled with small kindnesses. We give them. We receive them. We read about them. So, it… Read More
About 15 years ago I was in a Borders Bookstore enjoying some quiet reading time, when a trio came in to set up and play music. There was a violinist who was simply superb. I stayed the entire time and bought her Breathing Freely cd before I left the store. This musician, Ruth McGinnis, turned… Read More