I recently had a discussion with my friend, Ninette, about the essence of what makes a house a home. The best way I know to describe what I want to embody in my own home is heart and soul. While I admire beautifully decorated model homes with nothing out of place and every nook and cranny ...continue reading
Thursdays With Zoe
I recently read a book written by a friend whose mother had passed away after many long years of decline from Alzheimers. It was the most amazing book on "mothering" I have ever read. April Perry is a powerful voice in podcasting and the Internet (check out Power of Moms and Learn, Do, Become) ...continue reading
Don’t Mess With Mr In-Between
Probably the nicest, most impacting gift I ever received from my husband was for our 48th anniversary. He gifted me with a beautifully designed leather-bound journal that he had been writing in for a year. For a solid year, every day, he noted something he loved about me. He wrote just inside the ...continue reading
Looking For Love?
[Pictured above is my First Wednesday group of ladies....missing one....who meet every Wednesday for lunch to make sure we stay connected and share life together] Perhaps I am just more keenly aware because Dan and I have been celebrating our Golden wedding anniversary, but it seems I am being ...continue reading
Just BE Love!
Fifty years ago tomorrow (March 23, 1968) there was an unseasonably sudden ice storm in Mansfield, Ohio. Then it snowed, which made for a treacherous beauty if you were on the highway. A good time to stay home and off the roads. However, I had to get to the church. I was getting married. It ...continue reading