“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” ~ rabindranath tagore Today is a special day because it is my Dad’s birthday. It wouldn’t be right to share his age, just know he is old! Like really old! I kid, kind of. As the youngest of five, my parents were and ….
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I literally have no words for all the love I have received and the day is only half over! Sarah over at LifewithLilRed posted this beautiful piece wishing me a Happy Birthday and I had to reblog it. I am so blessed to count her in my circle of friends. She always makes me laugh until I cry (craughing!), and ….
“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” ~ Ann Landers Having just celebrated our friendsaversary and realizing that though I have given her very honorable mentions, I have not actually dedicated ….
“I’m hard on myself, so I’m working on shifting perspective toward self-acceptance, with all my flaws and weaknesses.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow If you saw yesterday’s post you know that I didn’t go home for Mother’s Day. And if you read last week’s recap, you also know I have been fighting the creeping crud, otherwise known as a Sinus/Ear infection. If you ….
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~ Honore de Balzac Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible Moms out there! Young. Old. New. Even those who are parents to four legged balls of love. I hope you all have a beautiful Mother’s Day and get spoiled! You ….
“I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll Creeping Crud Apparently I spoke to soon, because no sooner was I caught up with everything, (and ready to kick ….
“Beauty of expression is so akin to the voice of the sea.” ~ George Matthew Adams It seems I was born with a pen in one hand and seaglass in another. From a young age, I created stories, from ten word picture books that proved I do not have a career as an illustrator (my apologies to my teachers who ….
“Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.” ~ Jean Paul My sister and I had a knack of spoiling each other on our birthdays. We never had huge parties. Just family dinner and cake, yet we always went all out with each other. Whether it was spa days, beach days, or going out to eat with a rom-com ….
“Because of my unique experience as my mom’s child, the beginning of my journey was more about me trying to figure out who I was on my own. My mom is one of the greatest moms and so supportive of all my siblings and of all of us being who we are, and not who she wanted us to be.” ….
“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” ~ Jane Austen Here is another episode of “What in the World Has Kate been up to?” Since coming back from California, I have been a bit AWOL I know. Life has been absolutely crazy, and part of me misses California with all my heart. It was such an amazing trip ….