It’s the Little Things that Count


My book club is reading THE BOOK OF JOY for January and I am the hostess. Looking for Joy in the midst of sorrow isn’t always easy, but not insurmountable either. Did you know ‘blue’ is the color of possibility? Blue also represents meanings of depth, trust, loyalty, sincerity, wisdom, confidence, stability, faith, heaven, and intelligence. The color blue has positive affects on the mind and the body. … The color blue in many cultures is significant in religious beliefs, brings peace, or is believed to keep the bad spirits away. Continue reading

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Health Snowflake


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Winter is the season of snowflakes…well, in some regions anyway. I have been on a quest for the perfect crocheted snowflake pattern and finally decided to make my own to share for #FlawlessFebruary.

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Mòran Taing, Diana Gabaldon


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You never know what might help heal a grieving heart. Who knew a passage from a book or a line in a song or a stanza of a poem could be a voice in the process? It can, and here is my note of appreciation. Continue reading

5 Splendid Opportunities


Tiza.Mind_.Pandoras-box.04182014Losing my husband has found Pandora’s Box empty. In the quiet moments of self-reflection, I find my mind making a disappointing list about missed opportunities that now cannot be put to right, made better, recovered, fixed, healed. Continue reading

Gift from the Heart


OlgaroseToday I took my car in for service, so I grabbed my crocheting because I decided to give myself the day off and it turned out to be an ideal gift from the heart! Continue reading

How to Make Lemonade Magic


Veterans Day 2013

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For All Who Serve Our Nation, SALUTE! Continue reading