I write because perhaps you will relate and smile.

Navigating the waters of motherhood and womanhood with an empty nest and a dog.

The Life of a Basketball

It's March Madness! In honor of The Road to the Final Four for women's and men's basketball, here's a little something my daughter wrote a long time ago about what it must feel like to be a basketball. Can you imagine what it must be like to be a basketball? LoL! Thanks to my daughter for letting me share this precious piece. Since I live in Basketball heaven, here's something from Geno Auriemma , the coach of Uconn women's basketball, on how body language matters. So...

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"Spring is the time of plans and projects."

Spring

What new plans or projects are on your calendar? Spring is here, so come out and blossom! ...

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How To Get More Green(s) Into Your Life

How To Get More Green(s) Into Your Life

  Are you wondering how you sneak more greens into your life? We all know the importance green vegetables add to our health.They have wonderful healthy nutrients such a Vitamin A, C, E, and K. One of my favorite greens is the avocado. Who doesn’t love the avocado? You can put it in a smoothie, bake it in brownies, or scoop it right out the skin and eat it au natural. Here is an article on All About Avocados and the fabulous benefits...

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Tea Wisdom: An attitude of gratitude brings opportunities.

Tea Wisdom

An attitude of gratitude brings opportunities. Find your gratitude and see where it leads you. Once you practice this attitude, you will see how wonderful circumstances can show up in your life.   I am grateful for new and old friends. These special people have opened some exciting new times ahead for me. Be sure to stay connected with me to see what will be happening. You can stay in contact and SIGN up for the latest newsletter, or follow me on FACEBOOK, or on INSTAGRAM. What has...

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Snow Pile by Misuzu Kaneko

Snow Pile

Snow on top must feel chilly, the cold moonlight piercing it. Snow on the bottom must feel burdened by the hundreds who tread on it. Snow in the middle must feel lonely with neither earth nor sky to look at. ~Misuzu Kaneko I came across this poem by Kaneko and was touched by the simplicity and insightfulness of her writing. "Her poems have something of Whitman in their empathetic reverence for the splendor of the earth and its creatures, something of Blake in their precision of insight into the nature of...

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