Image above is of the South Florida Coastline crossing the bypass to Gasparilla Island by Yours Truly. Copyright 2015. All Rights Reserved. Maybe it’s because I’m mid-way through my 40s (mid-way through 45 to be exact!). Maybe it’s because I’m getting older. Maybe it’s because my parents are getting older. Maybe it’s because I’ve learned … Continue reading
A personal reflection of what Christmas really means to me – faith AND family – and how important it is to take the time for both during the season.
There are many people that say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday of the year. Could be the common feeling of “giving thanks” on this particular day, spending time with family, the food. (Let’s be honest, it may put us into a coma, but the food — Thanksgiving dinner — is a coveted experience each … Continue reading
Everybody. Period. And holidays with family don’t count. While you are “away from work” (well, most of us are anyway), you’re also in hustle and bustle mode; quite different from a get-away-from-it-all-vacation. It’s been nearly 3 years since my last vacation and even then, while I was away and while I enjoyed myself too, at … Continue reading
This morning I did the hardest thing I have ever had to do in my life – I…well, actually my husband and I…had to put our 18 1/2 yr old black feline, Pepper, to sleep…forever. Oh my gosh. I am so heartbroken as I write this and I’m supposed to be working but I can’t. … Continue reading