Last Friday, the headlines read that the summer of discontent began in Istanbul, Turkey. Those headlines spoke to me on a few levels. Obviously I have a “Summer of” theme going with my novels, so that phrase right there struck me. But it mostly caused me to reflect on a trip I took to Greece Read More
Except, you have to sort of yell it like they do on Sesame Street (It’s this kid’s show you might have heard of. It’s been on for generations–the monster yells out, “the number of the day is…” or “the letter of the day is…”). The number Two has been on my brain this month. It’s consumed me. Baby #2 just Read More
Spring has sprung – so summer should be here next week in Arizona. Mama Owl’s been faithfully hanging out in her nest since St. Valentine’s Day. Those babies are getting big and someday soon her nest will be empty, until next year. She’s become some sort of symbol for me – an annual reminder of life, motherhood, Read More
The Chinese New Year begins with the new moon on Sunday February 10, 2013. This is the Year of the Snake – people born in the Year of the Snake tend to be calm, determined, and passionate. I always enjoyed celebrating the Chinese New Year as an opportunity to indulge in Chinese cuisine and treats. However, I Read More
Soon enough, I’ll be asking, “What happened to June?”! How is it almost July? My May began with Baby #2 turning 1-year old, Little Miss One-derful. Wow, what a year! Then from Mother’s Day to Race Day (being from Indianapolis, “Race Day” remains a holiday), the month flew by. Mama Owl had her babies and was the perfect example of Read More
Oh my goodness! How sweet are these little fellas? We moved a rock in our yard to find these sweet guys cuddling together! Ah – another beautiful sign of spring in the desert. But summer is on its way and quick! Expecting 100 this weekend…
I do! Every evening at dusk when these planets show up, they fill me with awe and delight! I hope you can feel it. I didn’t really feel any different the first several days of March except for more tired than usual. Maybe that was the effect these planets had then. BUT NOW – I feel something a Read More
My ducks that is. I don’t know what it is about me lately, but I just can’t seem to get my act in gear. Maybe it’s a global phenomenon right now. Most women I talk to feel the same way! Sidetracked Distracted Too much is going on in my head Too many thing I want Read More
It’s not what you look like on the outside that’s important… It’s how you feel on the inside that matters! I love springtime in the desert!
A smile for my Hello Soul, Hello Business friends and all you busy, hurried, stressed-out readers.