Monthly Archives: May 2012

One Lovely Blog

“…inspirational and reflective blog, like dropping in at a friend’s house for a little conversation and some coffee.” Joan Aww, thanks Joan! It is more than the award that gets passed along, it is the sentiment and description of one’s … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Straight out of Lynne’s Lab

I’ve been creating stuff in my kitchen again… There really is a method to my madness. When my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I did what many others do when a loved when gets handed a dreaded diagnosis – I … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's and the family, Lynne's Lab, Stuff I've taught myself, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Some quiet time with Super Heroes

 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13 NIV A few years ago, my husband and I answered a call for volunteers for our local historical society. I am not embarrassed to … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

This one’s for you, Dad

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens… Ecclesiastes 3:1 My favorite time of year is upon us. School is starting to wind down, the weather has been spectacular, and the strawberries are beginning … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's and the family, Faith and Prayer, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Versatile blogger award? Me?

“I love that this blogger writes about a variety of things from a variety of emotions.  One moment you will feel empathy with her, the next you will be laughing at her adventures and her look at life.” I was … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Making time to smell the flowers

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – A.A. Milne Reading my dear friend and mentor’s blog the other day made me sit and reflect on Mother’s Day and flower giving. Cindy’s blog, (found on my BlogRoll and … Continue reading

Posted in Faith and Prayer, Inspiration, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

On being gentle and kind

“Life is fragile…handle with prayer.” – Harold B. Lee I believe I was about 13 years-old when my mother made an embroidery sampler using the above quote. It hung in a frame and I must’ve looked at that piece a … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's and the family, Faith and Prayer, IMHO, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

A quick apology…

I’m pretty frustrated at the moment. After writing a post, and then hitting publish, the only thing that appeared were the bullet points I had used. I mean, just the actual bullet symbols! My word count was “zero,” the photos … Continue reading

Posted in IMHO, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Lessons learned from a wet paper

“The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day.” – Wayne Gretzky Every morning, I talk to my dad and tell him how much I miss him. On Sundays, Thursdays and Fridays, … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's and the family, My Take on the Subject, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments