Thankful Thursdays

For this great season. Summer means beach and pool. Here in Florida, most of the year really, but especially now. As we head out to enjoy our outdoor activities, please don’t forget the sunscreen, use caution, never be in the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For one heck of a journey! In 1997, we visited our first national park. What we thought would be just another vacation with the kids, turned into a national park quest. For 20 years, we’ve been fortunate to visit and … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For tough skin and a soft heart. I’m a measured person. Still, these days I almost feel obligated to tiptoe through my day. How exhausting. I don’t dare to elaborate here, but, in a nutshell, it seems the “No Vacancy” … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

That we will hug again. Remembering my sister today on her birthday. Gone too soon. The best thing about having her, was that I always knew I had a friend, no matter what. The best thing about missing her, is … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the brave men and women who defend our freedom. This upcoming weekend, most of us will be enjoying a hearty barbeque and some good laughs with friends and family, all thanks to a three-day holiday which commemorates those U.S. … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Because my life depends on it. Those of you who know me well, know I’m a fairly independent person. Well, except when it comes to bugs, then I fully lean on my hubby to save me. But, long ago I … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For motherhood. As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, I thank God for mine. For this powerhouse of a woman and everything she’s taught me. For her example of strength and faith, and unconditional love. And I … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

May the 4th be with you! Today, Star Wars fans everywhere (yours truly included), use this greeting throughout the day to celebrate this epic saga of good versus evil. Just one of those things we do. For me, though, this … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

When you kick-start a 30-day squat challenge at work and 16 days into it your co-workers are still participating. And they still talk to you!  😉  Okay, so the legs are feeling the burn, but the blood is flowing and morale … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For 275. It’s been said that “the hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” True. Especially when one has been gifted so many of them. However, I do know today’s exact count: 275 consecutive … Continue reading