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April 27, 2016

Fond Farewell – Wonderful Wednesday

Last Spring, I was just starting to get my feet wet with the whole blogging enterprise. Really, the only followers I had were a few friends and family members. I knew I needed to find a way to expand and develop my reader base, but I really didn’t know where […]
April 19, 2016

Life Moves Quickly – Wonderful Wednesday

It’s Wonderful Wednesday time. I’ve got a hundred and one things swirling around in my mind as I sit to write this post. We are six weeks away from moving and no matter how much I do there always seems that much more left to be done. So, I don’t […]
April 13, 2016

Feeling Seussical – Wonderful Wednesday

Today I’m feeling Suessical, as in Seussical The Musical. My daughter will star as Gertrude…the bird with the one-feathered tail. I should explain that theatre productions have been a major part of our life for the last six years. We’ve seen everything from “Midsummer Night’s Dream” to “Grease” to “Annie.” […]
April 6, 2016

Semi-Grown Kids – Wonderful Wednesday

Spring ends up being an extremely busy time for the parent of semi-grown kids! With one in college and one finishing high school, I have been working on a mile-high stack of forms. Semi-Grown Kids This week I can actually breathe and say, “Ah, the kids are situated!” Taxes done […]
March 29, 2016

Chocolate Bunny – Wonderful Wednesday

Can you remember getting a hollow chocolate bunny in your Easter basket? My husband came back from a short business trip to the US with a suitcase full of Easter candy. Now, I ask you, how much candy can or should two midlife adults and an 18 year-old girl actually […]
March 23, 2016

Make Small Moments Count-Wonderful Wednesday

Make small moments count…I need to keep reminding myself of this as I approach the next chaotic months. I’ve got to wade through some major life territory in the next few months. My youngest will graduate from high school in June, which will set the stage for the empty nest […]
March 16, 2016

Stacked Moving Boxes – Wonderful Wednesday

Unfortunately, the image of stacked moving boxes is all too familiar to me. Stacked Moving Boxes Now, every time I walk into the kitchen I have to pass a bunch of stacked moving boxes. It serves as a constant reminder of the inevitable chaos that will slowly settle upon me […]
February 24, 2016

Fun Sized Chocolate Moment – Wonderful Wednesday

It’s amazing how a little bit of chocolate can give a little boost to any day. I’m sharing a little fun sized chocolate moment on this Wonderful Wednesday! Chocolate Moment I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just need a chocolate moment! Last Saturday I taught another reading seminar […]
February 17, 2016

Gift Of Time – Wonderful Wednesday

In this crazy world, it’s a special thing to receive the gift of time. The Gift Of Time Have you noticed that the older you get, the more you value the simpler things in life that money just can’t buy? Sunday night my husband walked in to give me a […]
February 10, 2016

Love and Valentines – Wonderful Wednesday

This week we celebrate love and Valentines. It’s Wonderful Wednesday! Love and Valentines Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday to me. I mean it doesn’t really commemorate any special victory or event. It’s just a unique day for celebrating love and Valentines. And let me tell you, it’s a big huge […]
February 3, 2016

Lists And More Lists – Wonderful Wednesday

It’s time for another Wonderful Wednesday! Today I am talking about something that literally keeps me going…lists and more lists. Lists I am notorious with lists! Generally, I cut squares out of scratch paper and stack them into a tidy little pile. However, that’s where the tidy part ends as […]
January 27, 2016

The Show Must Go On – Wonderful Wednesday

Sometimes, things just don’t work out as planned, but the show must go on! The Show Must Go On Losing the internet is nothing new here in Manila. In fact, there are stretches of time where it’s a daily occurrence. But it typically pops back on and I can get […]