“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru I have been seriously slacking in my blogging and writing in general. Between festivities, hiking and catching up with friends and family as ….
Category: The Modern Renaissance Woman
Who am I? Delve a little deeper into who I am and what makes me tick.
“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans Flying home this year for Christmas, I was unbelievably excited. The closer we got to the mountains, the whiter it got. For the first time in years, it was going to be a white christmas! You might think uh what? ….
“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” ~ Thomas S. Monson “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ ….
“Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each ….
“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” ~ Euripides When my friend asked me to be in her wedding, I legit misted up. There was no saying it was allergies. I had only known her six years, which may not be considered long, but it was bonds forged under the worst circumstances which has created a ….
“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul.” ~ Caroline Kennedy I remember jumping out of ….
“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” ~ Chantal Sutherland I had a friend visit me a couple weeks ago, and of course living in the city we had to do some of the touristy things. Alas some of those touristy things ….
“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” ~ Marcus Tulles Cicero People say time heals all wounds. It truly depends on what kind of wound it is. For some wounds, like those caused by death, even the best handcrafters can’t glue back a shattered heart to the way it was before. But you do learn from it, ….
“Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” ~ Judy Gold You could argue that even from a young age I loved clothes and fashion. My mom use to spend hours sitting at her sewing machine, while my siblings and I boisterously played outside. She would make dresses, and sweaters. Vests for my brothers and winter coats for my sisters. ….
“It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.” ~ Deepak Chopra A week ago Tuesday, after much anticipation, I got the sweetest call from my precious three year old nephew and aunt could receive. In his sweet little voice he exclaimed “Auntie Kate, Pip Jacquelyn!” Which he then repeated several times. Carter phoned me with all his exuberance to tell me ….