Divine Appointments

So sorry for the long hiatus from writing to you! Life has been wonderful, painful, joyous, depressing, happy, sad, and a sea of emotions between. These past few months have also been lonely. Weird, I know. You see traveling is lonely business. Even when traveling with my hubby and our three dogs. Technology has made […]

Quote challenge 3

Hi all! Thanks again to Apothemary for the nomination. It has been fun thinking about the various quotes having an impact on my life. I hope you have enjoyed them as well! If nothing else, this exercise reminded me what I find valuable and important. Those will be the things I focus my energy! For […]

Quote challenge two

Hi all! Thanks again to Apothemary for the nomination. For today’s quote I chose: I forget to read poetry. I sometimes write it, but don’t publish it. Why? Well it’s me at my most vulnerable.  How about you? What do you think of poetry or this quote? My nominations are: North of Andover Joshi Daniel […]

Quotes Challenge

Thank you Apothemary for nominating me as one of nine in this quote challenge. I am honored.  Today I choose: Live life to the fullest is what President Lincoln was getting at, at least in my humble opinion. Are there things in your life getting in the way of living your life in the years […]

Simply Effective

So! How did it go? Are you ready for step two? If not, no worries. Start with Step One right now! Then come back and move on with Step Two. This step is more of a philosophy than an action step. You could do last week and this week in one day if you want. […]

Epic Loop-6

We spent three nights in Jackson, WY. We love Jackson. If you are RVing, stay at the Virginian RV park. There is a hotel attached and you can use the pool and spa too. Jackson’s bike paths are fabulous. There are miles and miles of paved paths and many miles¬†unpaved for the mountain bike enthusiast. […]

Do you want to be an expert?

What is an expert?  Merriam Webster’s definition: 1 obsolete : experienced 2 : having, involving, or displaying special skill or knowledge derived from training or experience What do you think about the obsolete definition of expert being experienced? Merriam-Webster defines experienced as: made skillful and wise through experience, or : practiced. My take, our society […]

Don’t cheat yourself

Cheating goes against everything I was brought up to believe. It’s the lowest form of lying. To cheat is to deceive with a purpose. It could be something as simple as a four year old peeking at the color cards while playing Chutes and Ladders. Our grandson tried peeking. He wanted to win. No one […]

Epic Loop-5

Headed out of Butte about 10, driving on I-90 straight up until we crossed the continental divide. Super steep coming up, much gentler slope on the east side. Confusing now because all the rivers flow east. The river always flows west in toward the Columbia when you are from western Washington. I’m used to the […]