Thankful Thursdays

For chocolate. Dark’s my preference. It’s healthier, since there’s that antioxidant factor. But really any kind; anything with cocoa will hit the spot for a chocoholic like me. And, aside from its heavenly taste, it releases feel good neurotransmitters in the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

To give back. How about that for a new year’s resolution? To give back, plain and simple. Let’s face it, we have so much going on in our lives, that it’s easy to get overwhelmed, out of sorts, and miss the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful start to 2018. Here we go, the first of 52 Thankful Thursdays. In the spirit of making the best of our time and accommodate what matters most, I will start with … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a hard-fought and conquered year. It was for the most part, for us, an overwhelming year, dealing with Mom’s illness and loss. The year seemed to whiz by painfully in slow motion. How crazy is that? Still, it is one … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the best gifts ever. I’m sure, or I hope, you’re all done with your Christmas shopping. Everybody on your list taken care of?  Great. But wait! Don’t forget this list!: The best gifts to give: To your friend, loyalty; To … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Here’s to the graduates. And to He who makes it all possible. Lauren’s graduate school ceremony is tonight; Danny receives his bachelor’s degree tomorrow night. Watching them both bravely thrive through college has been quite the parental journey, I can … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For Friends. The old ones we’ve had in our lives forever, and the new ones we’ve managed to make old ones out of. The ones who stick through thick and thin and are always present, and the ones whose presence … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For Christmas Cards. This is the time of year I remind you to take a break from social media and write out…and touch someone. The rise of social media has us posting, liking, tweeting, e-mailing, and/or texting our sentiments, in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Thankful Thursday

That His love will always find us. Life is a hellova coaster ride, as we know, where we’re strapped in alongside the good, the bad, and the ugly. And I must say, among all of the emotions I personally experience during life’s … Continue reading

Throwback Thankful Thursday

For great parents. My siblings and I were blessed with parents who loved us and guided us. Mom and Dad always put us first and sacrificed so much for us. They taught us, among many things, about respect, responsibility, faith, … Continue reading