#23434 What a fun surprise in the mail today. Anne & Justin went to Thailand and sent me my Buddha!! Did you know there are 7 Buddhas and yours is the day you were born. I love this Saturday Buddha! And I love the paper it was wrapped in. I'm Google translating it.


The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. - Arnold H. Glasow.

#21374 – A.C. calls into question my heritage

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 I've heard it said that Northerners move south for the warm weather, but the only reason they stay is because of air conditioning. A.C. Saves the South We've been without A.C. in our downstairs for about 2 weeks.  It's been, shall we say, interesting.  At first, I was stoic.  Hey, we … Continue reading #21374 – A.C. calls into question my heritage


Monday, July 10, 2017 Farm scenes... beauty and stillness.... Then there is my real life. On a routine trip to Home Depot, I locked the keys in the car.  In my defense, I was in Don's truck so I wasn't exactly walking through my normal day, but yep, through the truck window I could see … Continue reading #21373

#21632 – 21372

The days are long, but the years are short... And just like that July has come and gone.  I could beat myself up for neglecting this practice, but the days were full and mostly good.  Days where I was grabbing the last bit of daylight before falling in the bed.  I can't berate myself for … Continue reading #21632 – 21372

#21361, Don takes notice

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017 This morning before finishing my first cup of coffee, Don hands me his iPad. "Pick one," he says.  It's open to a scrolling list of shower curtains on Amazon. In response to my bewildered look, he says, "Ours is disgusting."  I burst out laughing.  HASHTAG TRUTH #TRUTH. More truth telling,  I … Continue reading #21361, Don takes notice

#21360, Look Up

TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 Life moves pretty fast.  If you don't stop once in a while, you could miss it -Ferris Bueller https://youtu.be/Z7dLU6fk9QY Today the clouds were outstanding! Ongoing Mantra:  "Be Present.  Pay attention.  Take in the blessings around you."  

#21359, Let it Bee

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017 Yep, that seems about right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MGKKdtuPO4