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A LOT of stuff went ...

A LOT of stuff went away

When I’m stuck or close to a head explosion from TOO MUCH, a quick fix, for me, is to de-clutter. I adore the way I feel after I clean out a closet or a cupboard…  One day I went through my big hope chest, things I’d been saving since Kindergarten: photos, notes, haircut samples and […]

not too late for Gif...

not too late for Gift Certificates ~ & A Gift For You

I hope this season finds you with some peace, please remember that you don’t have to overdo ANYTHING… do only what feels right. But feel free to give extra love and attention.   More hugs, more listening, less stuff ~ yes.  If you do need a gift, though, for a special mother in your life […]

Closing Gaps & Recom

Closing Gaps & Recommend A Charity for 2017’s Gift

Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions? I don’t ~ but I DO set intentions throughout the year. A recent intention I have set is to Close The Gaps ~ “gaps” are what I call those ‘lost’ moments between activities – moments usually sucked up by my phone, namely Instagram. I just love looking at […]

a brand new vibrant ...

a brand new vibrant breastfeeding painting ~ intimacy famine

I place here, for you to ponder, a paragraph from a book that has become a life manual for me over the years. A most-wonderful book that has been opening my mind in regard to… Everything that is important to me. Every time I read this particular paragraph I am stunned by its accuracy, its […]

A Gift Of Space… Gen

A Gift Of Space… Gently Does It

Here is something I notice and contemplate… we have been nurtured to fill up space, lest we feel worthless or lacking in use. Packing our days, then our weekends, with classes, sports, shopping. As adults, we are sometimes prisoners to this schedule, apparently trained early on that a spare schedule equals a boring or unfulfilled life. I […]

Nothing Matters (yet...

Nothing Matters (yet, everything matters) ~ and a new mini original

I find myself asking my boys (& myself) a lot, in view of a decision or dilemma: Will this matter in an hour? A day, a week? Ten minutes?   Often the answer is an obvious ‘no’. After months of this, I am beginning to feel that nothing ‘really’ matters… It doesn’t matter if we […]