At the start of this year, I booked a fantastic trip to England, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein. My husband Terry and I were going to visit family and friends we hadn’t seen in more than […]
January has been a rough month. I lost my aunt. We had planned to see each other again in South Africa, where she fed wild monkeys bananas in her garden every morning. It’s hard to […]
When my dad motioned to Breck, a medium-sized, skinny, border collie that had a beautiful set of pearly-white teeth on full display, I immediately dismissed the canine. Cornered, fearful, and aggressive, it was natural that […]
They sneered when she told them about the violin and how she played in an orchestra. She’s too stupid for anything of beauty, they thought. She hesitated, thoroughly unsure of how to respond. Then she […]
I was standing higher on Earth than I’d ever stood, alongside the sun peeking in and out of the clouds. But it felt as if I were higher than the sun at that moment while […]
More wise words to live by from my wonderful grandfather:
Another warm page from my grandfather’s old diary. There are so many questions I would loved to have asked him, if only we had more time.
Every time I feel discouraged, I turn to a page in my grandfather’s old diary and find the most grounded advice. I thought I’d share this one in his diary called ‘Passing Through’ because it […]