“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans ‘Tis The Season Merry Christmas everyone! For those who celebrate, I hope it is a day of joy, celebration and love. And for those who don’t, may you still have an amazing and joyful day filled with love. While I ….
“One of my favorite things is to have a three-hour conversation over coffee with someone.” ~ Andy Grammer Peppermint White Mochas It has been a hot minute (or month) since I did an If We Were Having Coffee post and it is high time I did an update. I write this from the snowy White Mountains of New Hampshire. I flew ….
“The next five months are grim ones. I always feel sorry to have the summertime change, with the dark evenings closing in mid-afternoon, and will try to lay in some physical comforts these months – the best insurance against gloominess for me.” ~ Sylvia Plath Summer where did you go? How is it September already? I feel as if I ….
Trigger Warning: This post talks about mental illness, suicide, and eating disorders. “Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.”~Kevyn Aucoin ….
“I believe much of the pain of a breakup comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with. When it does not work out, you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan.” ~ Karen Salmansohn Break-ups Don’t Need to Be “Bad” “He is an asshole.” “His loss.” “What a scumbag.” When ….
“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” ~ John Wooden Delays and Anxiety Last week I headed home and as you read here, travel was a nightmare, but Delta legit wooed me, letting me wait in the Sky Lounge, security was a breeze, and of course PEET’S! (Seriously they need to change their name and add ….
“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” ~ Edna Ferber I am long over due for another Friday Favorites. With the Holiday season in full swing, there are a LOT of favorite things! ‘Tis the season! While I usually try to keep it to five, I in good conscious just could NOT do that this time around. I did try ….
“True love stories never have endings.” ~ Richard Bach Symbolism Locks are symbolic for many reasons. They are solid, all but impermeable without a key. You have to make a concerted effort to break a lock, and even then it isn’t easy unless you have something like bolt cutters. And who walks around with those? Because of their impenetrable nature, ….
“It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don’t agree. The wounds remain. Time – the mind, protecting its sanity – covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.” ~ Rose Kennedy “They” They say with time it gets easier. I am not sure who “they are” that deemed it so. ….
It is hard to believe that sixteen years have passed. I was a child, but I ended that day with my innocence shattered and profound grief that the world could be so evil. Yet I quickly learned despite the most incomprehensible and horrific circumstances there are good people. In one day we saw the worst and best of humanity. We ….