“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~ Melody Beattie Grateful Framily, I truly am touched and so utterly grateful for the messages ….
Category: Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings
The Elocutions, ponderings, caffeinated addictions, of my mind. In other words, all things writing, coffee, thoughts and opinions.
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~ Barack Obama How Are you? “How are you?” just might be my most detested phrase in society. Don’t get me wrong I use it, because it is considered a ….
“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” ~ Rosa Parks One Year Later It has been one year since I left the Concrete Jungle after having called it home for seven years and what a year it has been. I never could ….
“I live, I shop almost exclusively on the Internet. I’ve bought cars on the Internet. I watch television, I do everything on it. I even watch my son online.” ~ Tom Ford Resurgence of Online Shopping With Quarantine in full swing and stores having been closed in most places since March, online shopping has seen a huge uptick. It ….
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius Social Distance Strong When I shared my last Friday Favorites post (in March!) Social Distancing was just getting started, and truthfully felt like something of a dream, and now two month later it is still going strong, though my home state of New Hampshire, which is where ….
“I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.” ~ Steven Wright Latest Coffee Trend Another Monday. Another week in quarantine. And definitely not enough coffee! I feel like quarantine should have made me less dependent on the java, instead, it has been the exact opposite. There seems to not be enough of the caffeinated ….
“Holy darkness, blessed night Heaven’s answer hidden from our sight As we await you, O God of silence We embrace your holy night” Happy Easter! Happy Easter framily! A day late. I had originally wanted to get this up yesterday, (and then earlier today) but fitting with the way life is at the moment, it did not happen. Not going ….
“History happens as soon as I pick up my coffee cup – it happened 30 seconds ago. It’s history.” ~ Margot Lee Shetterly A LOT has changed I think it is safe to say we all wish we could be having coffee together right now. It is insane to me how much has changed since the last time I did ….
“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.” ~ Drew Barrymore Lost Track of the Days. Going into week four or is it week one hundred? Seriously, what day is it? I have no idea friends! It feels like the ….