Brave On!

Brave On!

Queen Elizabeth II passed away today. Two days ago, a friend I walk with in the mornings lost her longtime companion dog. Life can feel so fleeting and sorrowful at times. Some days it’s challenging to bend on and brave on, so I’m ready for a pick-me-up boost. Join...
The Living Isn’t Always Easy

The Living Isn’t Always Easy

  George Gershwin’s 1935 opera “Porgy and Bess  features the classic “Summertime” lullaby, “Summertime and the living is easy.” Hmmm … sorry, Mr. Gershwin, the living isn’t always easy, especially in summertime. I know the jazz-inspired song was...

Your Bravery Bucket List

Bravery flourishes in summertime. What’s on your bravery bucket list for the next couple of months? Now that the planet is thawing from the global pandemic, I know there are some sizzlin’ adventures just waiting to break out in you. Are you packing now for that...

Santa Claus in Summer?

I once met a summertime Santa Claus. I have a photo to prove it. Back in the day, say when I was about five, my family drove from Nebraska to Colorado. I remember fuzzy bits and pieces of that trip, but my favorite memory is meeting Santa Claus at the North Pole...
Your Summer is NOT Over!

Your Summer is NOT Over!

The kids are trudging back to school. The grill is resting up after that last burger fest. But wait . . . summer is NOT over! There is still four weeks before summer officially passes the baton to fall. Granted, this week I’ve had to wear a thick hoodie when walking...