The leaves are turning, pumpkin scent is everywhere, the kitchens are busy, and families begin to gather. It is the time to pause for gratitude. This year we are especially grateful for family traditions. Family traditions build cohesiveness through the generations, encourage interaction between the young and the old, build identity, grow understanding, trust and... Continue Reading →
Six months, two surgeries and four hospital stays later, I return. On November 3, 2018 I dropped a post titled Yes Virginia, There is a Wonderland. It talked about finding wonder wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances. I lean on you Maybe it was destiny that this post would challenge me through my own... Continue Reading →
It is January 1. New Years Day. A new beginning. A clean slate.
What will this year bring? What do I hope for? Affect the things I can, accept those I cannot. I live life by this acronym: TOPCAFE. T: Thanks and gratitude. Give thanks to God everyday for the blessings around me. People in my life, opportunities I am given, the ability to find goodness when the... Continue Reading →