bits and pieces, pain

On the Other Side

‘See you on the other side’, I said cheerfully as the interns began wheeling me away for surgery… Of course, I meant post surgery, but my family was  abit taken back. They superstitiously didn’t want me to ‘jinx’ anything! But honestly, I didn’t worry or feel concerned either way. I was – and am –… Read More On the Other Side


Two Years!!

Two Years ago this month, our oldest girl married her high school sweetheart! I’ve been reminiscing, we worked all thru 2014 making many DIY decorations, sourcing supplies, and really trying to stay on budget! We are so pleased with how it all came together!! Here’s a little peek into their special day!! Friday evening nuptials… Read More Two Years!!


In like a Lion

The old saying for March, In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb! Briton Rivière, Una and Lion nineteenth century I love March – spring is coming, longer days (tho I hate ‘spring forward’ time change!). warmer weather – good bye coats, hello sweaters!! spring colors are in stores, like a breath of fresh air!… Read More In like a Lion

bits and pieces, holidays


January! 2016!! Most have already resolutely approached the beginning of the year.  And I must say, I generally do too. Usually, I have aspirations of greatness, ideas brimming, big plans for the new month and year. My problem – the November/December holidays and selling season are full and packed, busy and long. By New Years,… Read More January


A Humble Heart

Best wishes this Christmas Season. For some, December 25 passes and the decorations come down, and the January purging begins. For me, I love to let the holiday linger thru the New Year. But then, I don’t put up my tree the day after Thanksgiving either! Ours went up this year on December 20! So… Read More A Humble Heart