Looking Forward and Looking Back Are you looking forward to the long weekend coming up? I sure am! I remember as a kid going to fireworks displays and being so amazed! We would pack up some snacks, head over to my grandparents’ house, and walk over to the park where we would have a spectacular vantage… Continue reading Holiday Weekend Driving Tips
Have you ever been in a conversation with a friend or family member that’s taken an ugly turn? What about those friends we all know and love who tend to get their feelings hurt? Maybe you’ve been confronted about something you said or did (or not)? We’ve all been there. Probably more times than we… Continue reading Diffusing the Situation
Holiday Travel We are but a week away from Memorial Day—the unofficial start of summer. Many of us have travel plans to take advantage of an extra day off. But hasn’t travel become a bit demoralizing? Whether we pile into a car and traverse miles on highways—coping with traffic, gas stops, and unpredictable weather—or schlep… Continue reading Memorial
Seeing Red We’ve all heard the term “seeing red,” right? After a frustrating experience with technology over the weekend caused me to literally see red, I decided to research the origin of the phrase! I found a couple of possible sources—one linked to bullfighting, and another that draws from the state of heightened emotion… Continue reading In Living Color
Disney’s new version of Beauty and the Beast has made a huge mark in theaters worldwide, and here I am referencing a quote from Snow White! Inspiration comes in many forms, I suppose. Both of these family-friendly films feature mirrors in supporting roles. Mirrors Lie Have you ever noticed how the people you see… Continue reading Mirror, Mirror
April Showers Spring is here! For many of us, spring evokes images of gentle rain showers nourishing the dormant plants, encouraging them to bloom and add great bursts of color to the drab browns of winter. Pretty soon, the mood-lifting scents of lilacs, crab apple, and cherry blossoms will fill the air as new buds pop… Continue reading What’s in Your Water
Spring Fever Spring is in the air! I can hear it, see it, feel it, smell it and almost taste it! I’ve been hearing birds chatting in the early morning hours, I’ve seen green starting to appear in yards and gardens, the air feels different as the days get longer, and it even smells different!… Continue reading Go Fly a Kite!