#FamilyFriday, February 8, 2019

“When all the dust is settled and all the crowds are gone, the things that matter are faith, family, and friends.” -Barbara Bush “In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.” -Alex Haley “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights and our comfort when […]

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December 26 – Christmas Joy 2018

“Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” -Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas “What kind of Christmas present would Jesus ask Santa for?” -Salman Rushdie, Fury “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” -Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Santa’s Village This year we got to go to […]

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December 10: Blogger Knowledge from an “Expert.”

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” -Chris Grosser “Too often, feeling intimidated becomes our excuse not to be awesome.” -Scott Stratten “Don’t settle: Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path get off it.” -Chris Brogan “Success is normally found in a pile of mistakes” -Tim Fargo Are you ready?  […]

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Oh, Christmas Tree.

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” -Maya Angelou “The Christmas tree is a symbol of love, not money. There’s a kind of glory to them when they’re all lit up that exceeds anything all the money in […]

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#ThankfulSunday, November 4, 2018

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” –Henry Ward Beecher “Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.” –Ellen Hopkins #ThankfulSunday I want to take part in giving thanks every day in November, but I wasn’t really keen on the idea of doing a short post every day […]

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Well, It Has Been Awhile…

“Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.” –Charles Caleb Colton “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. […]

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Graduation Day

**I originally posted this on February 25, 2012. This was taken from my journal and written on May 14, 2011, about my college graduation day. I still have no regrets about that day. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you […]

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