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Category: Reflections, Thoughts & Musings

Thoughts On Being Unique

I love that there are so many things about me that are different from everyone else. Being unique is priceless! In a world where everyone seems to be striving to […]


My son took me to this little hole in the wall place for some Pho a while back. Not sure how or why he went in there in the first […]

Saying Goodbye to Facebook

I’ve been so quiet lately. I didn’t write one word all last week. My mother wouldn’t believe it if she were still alive. Is this what peace feels like? It’s […]

Loving Diversity

I’ve been writing my story on another blog that I keep hidden. I don’t think anybody wants to know me that intimately. It’s been quite cathartic. It’s also started me […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. It began as a day that included churchgoing, the distribution of carnations, and […]

A Cardinal Serenaded Me Today

This morning I went out for my walk as I always do. It’s such a beautiful time of year right now! Everything is in bloom. The colors are all so […]

Kentucky Derby Hat Tradition

This weekend is the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The first race took place on May 17, 1875. The winner was Aristides and his rider was […]

Joy In The Sun

My son sent me this picture of him and his friend’s dog out kayaking. Have you ever seen a happier dog? Is that dog loving it or what? I absolutely […]

Saturday Morning Bliss

I’ve always loved waking up early on a Saturday morning. There’s just something so peaceful about the world at 5am. Even Lucky, my dog, doesn’t want to be bothered following […]


This happy little girl left us one year ago today. She was 13. If ever there was a gentle soul, it was Lollypop. Just saying her name made me smile. Lost […]


I’m so glad I captured this moment on film. I should’ve known better than to take a 2- year-old for his first haircut on a day when he was feeling so […]

Why I Prefer Phone Interviews

Is there ever a situation where you feel more judged than the job interview?  Honestly… You walk in and extend your hand for a handshake and you’re immediately judged on […]