April 2011

My blog title is based upon something my daughter said at the age of three. I also write often about how much I love children. Simply stated, children bring joy to my life and I learn a tremendous amount about myself and life by seeing the world through their eyes. As a result, it is […]


A week ago today my grandmother died. Gram lived over 90 years. She buried 11 siblings, two husbands, a son, and a grandson. Gram was a strong, remarkable woman who had difficulties in life. Loss of loved ones being the greatest challenge for her. Over 60 years ago my grandmother, a mother to a young […]


A year ago today I composed and published my first blog post. It wasn’t that long ago and yet it seems like a lifetime has passed in what has only been 365 days. A year ago I would not have imagined my life as it is today. In that first post I wrote briefly about […]


Monday is a big day for me; it’s the one year anniversary of my first post. So, instead of focusing on writing a long piece today, I have spent time writing for Monday.┬áThere has been a lot of reflection as part of the preparation for writing the post. It has sparked a lot of thoughts […]


This week I wrote about photography and the peace that it brings me when I am behind the lens. In the past I have written about why I blog. These two creative outlets enrich my life. What I have found, after writing this blog for almost a year, is that I actually can’t stop writing. […]


Last week I wrote about the challenges to balance my life in the last month. I balanced working on catching up with focusing on fun activities with the kids over the weekend. I felt a bit more relaxed entering into the work week again, but not at peace; I still worried about projects I had […]