Winter Solstice 2020: The Great Conjunction

“I celebrate the spirit of Christmas. It’s the winter solstice celebration, rebirth and new possibilities.” 2020 has been a year most of us will not soon forget. Why should the Winter Solstice be any different? Here in the PNW, it's been a dark afternoon with downpours and the threats of flooding along with landslides. (For…Read more Winter Solstice 2020: The Great Conjunction

Celebrate Life: Holiday Lights

Leave a sparkle where ever you go. It's Friday again. That means we're celebrating life. This week we're celebrating holiday lights. Many world religions and cultures have festivals that celebrate light. We can go back to pagan times to Winter Solstice celebrations that celebrate the return of sunlight from darkness. Numerous early religions and civilizations…Read more Celebrate Life: Holiday Lights

Working from Home: Week 42

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~ E.E. Cummings Life is meant to be a challenge. For some, their challenge is learning how to think for oneself. For others, it's perseverance. And others, it's figuring out how to accept defeat gracefully. Often in life, I've learned the most from…Read more Working from Home: Week 42

Celebrating Life: Breakfast for Dinner

“We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” ~ Breakfast Club Breakfast is one of my favorite meals. Sure, it's safe to say I enjoy eating, but I love a good breakfast anytime of the day. Omelets, bagels, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, pancakes, eggs benedict or toast, the…Read more Celebrating Life: Breakfast for Dinner

Working from Home: Week 41

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. ~ George Bernard Shaw It's been another 604,800 seconds. That's how many seconds are in a week. It's week 41 working from home. We are firmly into the Holiday season now. Are you making any new…Read more Working from Home: Week 41

Working from Home: Week 40

To find yourself, thing for yourself. ~ Socrates Forty weeks ago, I started working from home. That same week the British Hubby also started working from home. Has it really been 40 weeks? Well, the kitties have adjusted to us being mostly home all together. They all have their own unique daily rituals to reaffirm…Read more Working from Home: Week 40

Celebrating Life: Opt Outside

There's always something beautiful outside. Today is one of the biggest shopping days in the United States. As a child, I always thought it was strange that the day after we show gratitude we shop. As an adult, I recognize just how commercialized everything has become. The British Hubby often calls this country, The United…Read more Celebrating Life: Opt Outside

Celebrating Life: Just glad it’s Friday

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius Hello dear followers. It's Friday again. For many of you it's already Saturday. I had a different post planned for today. When I was proof reading it, that post just didn't feel right. Why pretend everything is awesome…Read more Celebrating Life: Just glad it’s Friday

Working from Home: Week 38

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. ~ Oscar Wilde Week 38. Each week this number goes up. Part of me still can't believe I'm working from home, and this isn't some colossal joke. (Maybe I've read too much Terry Pratchett? Is that even possible?) When I first started working from home, I…Read more Working from Home: Week 38