It’s been a bit of a bluesy couple of weeks. Writing has been a bit tough. I missed posting last Friday. One of our cats ran off. He was a newly adopted, formerly feral boy. We think he might be hiding out in my neighbor's wild cat colony, but no one has really seen him. … Continue reading A Stroll Through the Arboretum
It’s funny, as soon as I mentioned that I wanted to do a multi-part series on thriving, I ran into a bit of a downer month. It was like the world was telling me "Hey lady, you don’t know as much as you think you do.” I ran into some big issues with a new … Continue reading Thriving: Be Like The Weed
When I finished my cancer treatment, and I was seen at being “EOD” (meaning End of Disease); I became known as a survivor. I guess the medical staff has to put you in some sort of a category, a box as it were, and this is mine. Honestly though, I really dislike being put into … Continue reading Surviving or Thriving?
It’s been awhile since I posted. It’s been hard to write a post about joy because for a short time, I lost track of mine. In January I was diagnosed with a ovarian cyst with a malignant tumor inside. It was a very large cyst, the size of a basketball. They removed it on Valentine’s … Continue reading Finding My Joy Again
Phew, I know it’s been awhile since I’ve written a post. This month has been pretty hectic, and time has just slipped by It was after I tidied our home that I was able to learn how to tread joyfully through my life. It’s a learning experience. One thing that I never thought … Continue reading A Volunteer Newsletter
A couple of weeks ago I posted about how choosing to do the harder things once in awhile is a good thing and how, when we do those things we can be inspired to be more creative and more present in our lives. But what about the times we have too many hard things … Continue reading Over Scheduled
One of the really fun things about living in the Reno area is that for one entire month each year, the city celebrates art, in all its forms. It’s called Artown and all throughout July there are movies, dancing, drum circles, music, watercolor displays, workshops, and every else under the sun that supports a form … Continue reading Dragon Lights
I adore my hubby. He is my best friend; smart; playful; and a mountain of a man. Everyday, he tells me I’m beautiful. Everyday, he calls and texts me. Everyday, he thanks me for the meals I make, and the little things I do. He always checks to see how I am doing and … Continue reading Joy and Relationships (part 1)