Why do we do it? Why do we deny ourselves something that we know is good for our soul? Is it because we are afraid, uncertain, or just stubborn? Today I took myself down to the San Diego Museum of Art. I’ve been wanting to go for awhile and there never seemed like a good… Continue reading Why do we do it?
Hi ya’ll! I’m now living in San Diego, CA, the city where the sun is always shinning. There is so much to do and so much to explore. If you love to workout and eat good food this is the city for you. There is hiking, beaches, wine tasting, craft breweries, and countless festivals. Moving… Continue reading New Places & Polenta Pizza
That’s a picture of my Dad and I at my wedding last year. I think it was the last time he looked his healthiest. Since that time we, as a family decided to place him in a care facility. His care became too much for my Mom to handle on her own. It was a… Continue reading Being Patient
I’m sitting on my back patio looking out across my yard. The sunshine is warm on my face, it’s rays soaking into the layers of my clothes. It’s windy out , a warmer afternoon in November and I am reminded of sitting on the patio of my childhood home. I wonder in this moment about… Continue reading Attachments
How do you decide what the best solution is when that decision concerns someone else? I’ve been thinking a lot about these questions since my Dad’s Alzheimer’s has gotten worse since this past March. My mind has been a swirl of thoughts, emotions, hope, and despair. I’ve wanted to write about this experience many times… Continue reading How to Decide
It’s official. I’m obsessed with Cross Stitch yet again. I left this hobbie untouched for many years as I focused on other creative pursuits like painting, drawing, metal work and sewing. I’ve come to accept though that painting is no longer my main obsession. I think painting and I have broken up. It was hard,… Continue reading Back with my Stitch Obsession
I wrote a post back in April (Home Renovation & a Puppy) announcing the arrival of our new puppy whom we decided to name Duke. He has grown quite a bit since then. He is very loving with lots of energy. I caught this picture of him in a calm moment in our living room.… Continue reading Toby, Tudor & Duke