Honoring Traditions

Two weeks before Christmas, I finally was able to get my husband to help me bring up the tree so it could be decorated, and set up for the holidays. It’s funny. I’ve been reflecting on the traditions that I’ve had; he’s had; and what I wanted...

How can you make the holidays less hectic?

For the past couple weeks I have had numerous conversations about how “hectic the holidays are.” I had a conversation with the Lowe’s checkout clerk and what she said was, “I’m not done with my shopping, and what do I get my kids, and I swear I think...

Mama Bali Births a New Me

It’s been about two months since I have written a blog.  So much has transpired over the last two months.  In this story I want to share just When I last left you I was on my way to Bali.  I knew that Bali was going to be a monumental experience for me this year.  In...

Grieving, it is a process…

For the longest time I felt like death was chasing me.  First my mom, then my dear friend Barb and when I thought, “Finally, I really don’t need to worry about ‘the other shoe’ dropping” – I was wrong.  Each of my grandparents crossed over almost within a year...