2020, moments, New Year's Eve

Kiss 2020 ‘Goodbye’

No one saw anything as huge as a pandemic coming as we bade farewell to 2019, this time last year. At least I hadn't. Ushering out one year and welcoming another hadn't seemed like that big a deal. But, now, in the final hours of 2020, I don't want to wholesale dump the year as… Continue reading Kiss 2020 ‘Goodbye’

gratitude, gratitude list, thankful, Thanksgiving

Gratitude with Attitude

I'm keeping this short, because we're still in the middle of family time.... No matter how undesirable circumstances may be, gratitude should never be remiss. Here's some of what I'm grateful for this Thanksgiving Day: With COVID-19 restrictions in place, we had our Thanksgiving feast at home, just us. With excellent help, meal preparation wasn't… Continue reading Gratitude with Attitude

Friday the 13th, gratitude list, pandemic, thankful

13 Thanks on Friday the 13th

  I won't lie. Life during the pandemic has been a bit stressful, to say the least. So I thought, why not share some things I'm thankful for these days. Thirteen seems a good number. So, here they are, in no particular order: My son noticing and comforting me when I've been sad. My third… Continue reading 13 Thanks on Friday the 13th

chocolate, contest, election

Vote. Vote, now!

Today’s Election Day in the US. Thank goodness the day is almost over. Tension and emotions have been crazy high. Major stores in larger cities have boarded up their windows, in anticipation of potential violent protests. Some schools in Denver are preparing for alternate plans for students, in case there is unrest following the election. … Continue reading Vote. Vote, now!

inspiration, life, life inspiration

A-to-Z Inspirations

This list includes some of my life inspirations, starting with words beginning with the letter A, continuing on to B and so on, and finishing with Z: A artists, autumn, authenticity, aromas B butterflies, books, bridges, beaches C children, craft chocolate, castles, community, challenges, cameras, Chopin, conversations, costumes, culinary cuisines, cathedrals D dreams, daughters, dawn,… Continue reading A-to-Z Inspirations