Celebrating Life: Sunshine

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. ~ Epicurus Today was supposed to be cloudy, gray and rainy all day. I was completely surprised to wake up to sunshine! That's right full on sunshine. The…Read more Celebrating Life: Sunshine

Working from Home: Week 51

He who is not satisfied with a little is satisfied with nothing. ~ Diogenes As the number continues to climb up, it seems hard to believe we're still working from home. And yet, here we are still working from home. The British Hubby will most likely continue to work from home at least part time…Read more Working from Home: Week 51

St. Valentine’s Day Jaffa Cake

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. —Anais Nin Yesterday was St. Valentine's Day. Traditionally, I've always believed this holiday was rather commercial. I don't want my affection determined by the flower, candy, greeting card, jewelry and restaurant industries attempting to make money. Since the appearance…Read more St. Valentine’s Day Jaffa Cake

Working from Home: Weeks 49 and 50

Life is very fleeting. Seize the moments when they arise. February can be a hard time in the PNW. It's cold. It's dark. Many days we don't see the sun. It's also a hopeful time. The days are getting longer. Spring feels right around the corner. These past few weeks have been mostly cold with…Read more Working from Home: Weeks 49 and 50

That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The other day I was contemplating why I enjoy Groundhog Day so much. Is it six more weeks of winter or six more weeks until spring? Or is it a made up reason to celebrate life when it's cold, dark and you miss the sun? Or maybe this…Read more That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

The Books of 2020

Always look on the bright side of life. Otherwise it'll be too dark to read. ~ Unknown With the conclusion of 2020, means the end of my 2020 Book Challenge. I was very ambitious last year when I set my reading goal of 25 books. Based off of 2019, I thought it was doable. Nothing…Read more The Books of 2020