A Tribute to Mom who Turns 95

When someone asks my mom about the secret to her long life she says, "Well, I just live life." This was taken on her 95th Birthday. Mom's life has been one that would seem to many as full of adventure and excitement. I see it as one that has demanded a lot of bravery and [...]

USE IT OR LOOSE IT

Last month I turned 69, so I am now living my 70th year. Wow!! For some reason, 70 is a big deal in my mind. I feel like I am getting ready to cross over into another country.....Senior Country. Every decade in life presents its own challenges, and I'm not so sure I am ready [...]

SPEAK THE TRUTH

2020 was a year that brought lots of changes. All of us have had to learn to do everyday life in new ways. When such drastic change happens in the world around you, it exposes weaknesses and strengths in the structure of your current life. I have taken the month of January to ask myself [...]

MY WORD FOR 2019

Choosing a word, one word, to describe what I am anticipating for this new year is not an easy thing to do....usually.  But this year it came to me in such a simple way that I couldn't ignore it.   Change is always challenging and these last four years have been all about navigating a lot [...]

One Season Ends so Another can Begin

Fall (Autumn) is upon us.  Summer of 2018 is gone.  Here in Florida the leaves don't change and even though it might look colder outside because it is raining, it is still hot and humid.  Our Fall is our hurricane season and it was one year ago that we lived through Hurricane Irma.  Every hurricane [...]

Choosing Life in Change

This season of life is full of change. The hardest change is experiencing the loss of close relationships. Loss is so difficult whether it’s your parents or your best friend. My husband and I have lost a father, a brother, very close friends and several people we looked to as mentors and advisors in the [...]