It was almost 30 years ago when I bought that black sweater. Over the years, it has kept me warm, gone on dates, seen me through good times and bad. My black sweater stayed with me longer than some friends. Then the day came, that I had to say goodbye. I was so worn outContinue reading “SAYING GOODBYE”


You are old, you are new, it doesn’t matter you are special and I appreciate you I appreciate the lamp on my desk, the desk I work on the notebooks which help train me, the roof over my head, the floors under my feet I appreciate you. I can walk and sit in any roomContinue reading “APPRECIATION”


Today is National Cranberry Day. Most folks I know do not LOVE cranberries. However, perhaps we should. Not just around Thanksgiving, but year round. Cranberries have a history, which stems back to Native American folklore of preventing illness. Modern medicine has shown that cranberries can help prevent urinary tract infections, gum disease, cancer, and numerousContinue reading “LOVIN’ CRANBERRIES”


Years ago, I got in the habit of starting my day by writing down five things I have to be grateful for. Giving thanks is not just a good thing to do, it is an integral part of my spiritual journey and helps me stay grounded, balanced, and working on enriching my life. I knowContinue reading “GARLIC AND GRATITUDE”


  Hard to believe it has been almost a year since I have blogged here. For the last year, I have been praying about whether or not to continue with this blog. I had been praying for guidance about whether or not to restart. This past week, I was contacted out of the blue byContinue reading “TOPSY TURVY CAKEOLOGY”