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July 2, 2020
July 4th Memory Roundup

July 4th Memory Roundup

I’ve always been the sappy one in the family, I’m the one who drags everyone out to celebrate holiday observances. I love crowds and togetherness. I just like to be “in the mix”; especially, after spending years out of the country during most major holidays. But then there’s 2020, the […]
May 29, 2020

Dance In My Kitchen | Shake Out Of It

I woke up the other morning with a good case of ditzy on the brain. I had actually set an alarm for an early morning Zoom call…well, I guess 9am is early if you have no other place to be. However, regardless of the set alarm and a calendar reminder, […]
April 23, 2020
where is my norman rockwell? - less than ideal

Where’s My Norman Rockwell? | When Life Is Less Than Ideal

I must admit, my present-day picture seems less than ideal, and, right now, my real life does not resemble a Norman Rockwell painting. Frankly, it’s easy to regard my current situation as one that must be endured, rather than lived. I’ve heard Covid-19 described as this generation’s defining moment and […]
April 9, 2020
I Choose Joy

I Choose Joy | My Top Ten Joy Bringers

I’ll be the first one to say that the last four weeks have been a stretch for me…emotionally, spiritually and physically. I am confident that this quarantine will eventually end and I will once again have the freedom to leave my house. And, I can guarantee a few words that […]
March 24, 2020
quarantine culture shock

Feeling Covid 19 Quarantine Culture Shock? | A Few Expat Tips

So, are you feeling a little Covid 19 Quarantine Culture Shock? It’s been long enough that the novelty is long gone, yet the end is still unclear. Girlfriend, I’m hear to say, “I feel ya!” Some of you may or may not know that I have served as a global […]
December 3, 2019
Controlling Your Weight Over The Holidays

Holiday Eating Survival Guide – Controlling Weight Over Holidays

The holiday season is chock full of celebrations…all revolving around eating. It’s no wonder some of us feel helpless with all the festive food choices.  It’s enough to make you want to throw in the towel. But, I am here to say that several scattered occasions do not have to […]
November 28, 2019

Full To Overflowing – Happy Thanksgiving – [Printable]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The fourth Thursday in November that marks a rare departure from the typical priorities and patterns of modern-day life. Thank God for Thanksgiving! My heart is full to overflowing. Thank God for… Light with the flip of a switch A chilly glass […]
November 19, 2019
Holiday Eating Survival Guide - How To Approach The Loaded Holiday Table

Holiday Eating Survival Guide: How To Approach The Loaded Holiday Table

Thanksgiving is by far one of my favorite holidays. I love the whole idea of setting aside a special day to celebrate our bountiful blessings with family and friends. And of course, you can’t talk about Thanksgiving without mentioning all the yummy foods that go with it. It seems appropriate […]
November 14, 2019

Keep Beating Your Drum – Consistent Witness In An Inconsistent World

Just keep beating your drum… People don’t always have to play the same instruments to make a pleasing melody. In fact, it’s the blending of different rhythms and notes that give our songs nuance and interest. You may be marching along in perfect step, while the cadence of others falters […]
October 31, 2019

Pushing Past My Limits – Let God Take The Lead

Has it really been three and a half years since I started this whole book writing thing?! Sometimes I marvel at where I’ve come from where I started. If writing has taught me anything, it’s that God is always pushing past my limits to get me to the place where […]
October 8, 2019
small acts of love fill the love bank

Small Acts Of Love Build Strong Relationships

My husband has always had his culinary specialties. He’s makes an out-of-this-world cornbread dressing on Thanksgiving using a family recipe passed through the shoots of his Southern roots. He’s tweaked and perfected it to an art…right down to the finely chopped, perfectly-uniform pieces of celery. But in the last few […]
August 28, 2019

Back To Normal

I find myself navigating the road back to “Normal” after an extended season of side-trips, shortcuts and bunny trails. While away, I succumbed to the ease of clutter and the ever-expanding piles of “stuff to take back.”   Finally, I’ve returned to the dwelling I fashioned. The walls are laced […]