Long before I decided to date again, I was warned about men who were looking for “a nurse and a purse”. Continue reading “A Nurse & A Purse…Beware!”
I went to an early morning yoga class recently.
In moving from a bending pose to a standing pose, I reached and pulled my hair out of my face.
In that instant, I felt a sense of peace.
Peace such as I have not felt in a long time.
A man and a woman are in a “second time around” relationship.
Both bring baggage, hurt, and trepidation into the mix.
Things are going really, really well.
With the high cost of cancer treatment, it is important that all of our family pitch in and help!
Today is my granddaughter’s second birthday.
Today is special because it is her birthday.
Today is very special because her mother is alive to celebrate with her. Continue reading “Gratitude”
The first of my personal commitments is to work to increase human happiness by encouraging the cultivation of human values and a sense of concern for others’ well being. These are key factors whether one is a religious person or not. Dalai Lama
I find peace and resolve thinking about this statement while enjoying the beauty and sound of my favorite stream in Whistler, BC, Canada.
I am trying to do at least one good deed per day.
No, I am not working toward a Girl Scout badge.
It’s just that in my world and in the world at large, I find that giving and helping others satisfies my soul.
It satisfies my soul while grounding me during the emotional upheaval of my young daugher-in-law’s cancer struggle. Stage 4.
I believe that I am making a difference. Continue reading “Helping myself and others…”
Out for a walk this morning, my heart is heavy.
My daughter-in-law starts two weeks of brain radiation today. Continue reading “Unexpected Figures”
Not in another place but this place.
Not for another hour but this hour.
~Walt Whitman, American Poet, 1819-1892 Continue reading “Carpe Diem”
A call to action in Oregon.
My friends and I and many others will be on the road to Sheridan tomorrow morning. Continue reading “The Road to Sheridan: Love Leads Us”