One of my bucket list items is riding on a Ferris wheel, and the little carnival offered one. I enjoyed the ride, but it wasn’t scary in the slightest.
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New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.
How could we ever start a new season in our lives without a bit of chocolate? The New Year is the perfect time to give yourself a sweet treat and then throw yourself into your exercise routine
A new year always brings those thoughts of GOALS and new resolve. I’d like to talk about that for a bit. It’s all very well to have a goal, however is your goal like this?
That Christmas I’d given Mrs. C. a red leather jacket that looked stunning on her. Since we were soon to leave for Italy, a land famous for fashionable leather, I decided to buy my wife a high quality matching purse.
I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season. Your wonderful comments, along with your support and encouragement, have meant so much to me this year.
I never did find a place for a tree, or tinsel, or any other accessories to glam up my tiny trailer for the season. This year has been the most unadorned holiday ever.
The Gospel of Matthew describes God communicating with Joseph through two dreams, first to explain Mary’s pregnancy and then to direct him to Egypt.
We wish everyone Happy Holidays, a Wonderful Christmas and a Very Happy New Year. Clement Clarke Moore wrote this poem in 1822 for his own children.…
If we can stay present and see the good in us and around us, we are steps closer to our source of unmitigated joy.
Since closing my illustration studio in Portland over a decade ago, I’ve had little reason to travel downtown, a place I’d avoid completely were it not…
The world has shifted, and for me, Christmas has shifted too. For those of you who don’t know this, we’ve recently moved from our 2500 sq ft home to a 300 sq ft trailer.
One thing I love about the holiday season is all the sparkling, twinkling lights that we see everywhere. I love driving around my neighborhood and
This morning I woke alone in bed. Mrs. Chatterbox got up before dawn and began working on the feast that is the hallmark of this special day.
I disappear from my blog for days on end quite often. Mostly just to get away from it. I’m taking some time off now for an…
Veterans Day: Saluting All Who Served – 2014 Poster! My prayer is that all of us will remember to give thanks for the blessings of freedom and peace we enjoy.
Gas was cheap when I was a child, and like many Americans my parents would pack up the kids for Sunday road trips.
“Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, “Never take candy from strangers.” And then they dressed me up and said, “Go beg for it.”…
My cup above is a Java Chip Iced Frappuccino w/ whipped cream from my local Starbucks. Craving satisfied.
“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.” Czesław Miłosz Haiku: In Remembrance… World Trade Center Buildings,…
Some things that come to mind in September; Labor Day, Autumn, start of the NFL and college football season,