Stay in the wave of life

Stay in the wave of life

For me at this exact moment LIFE IS GOOD! So YES YES YES, I want to try to stay in this wave of life. Riding the wave is staying steady and patient in the low parts (trough) of the wave as well.  The troughs can be filled with sadness, overwhelm, and even fear (fear...
Season of change

Season of change

Good morning, cool, crisp air! It feels like fall, or as they say, “sweatshirt weather”! A fancier way to say it, “the first day of autumn”, reminds me that autumn is such a pretty word. In fact, it is calling me. Just saying or thinking of autumn...
Week 32

Week 32

This morning I sit outside in the beautiful morning air overlooking the Long Island Sound at the Water’s Edge Resort and Spa.  For the past 15 years my family spends one week in August at the “EDGE”. In timeshare lingo, it is week 32. We have made many friends ...
The lesson learned on the bench

The lesson learned on the bench

If you had to choose, who would you choose to sit on your bench of life? Or would your bench rotate with different people who have made an impact in your life at various times ? I couldn’t choose as each person who has entered my life has the ability to teach...
Ripple Effect

Ripple Effect

  The kindness movement! I love it! On the surface, it looks like everyone singing “Kumbaya”  and holding hands around a campfire. A sixties movement with a modern-day twist.   My children’s school district and the one I work in are part of a program...
NO is a detour to YES!

NO is a detour to YES!

Have you ever had a deep desire for something? Not like “I-want-that-chocolate-cake” desire (I have a thing for chocolate cake!) but a profound yearning to attain a goal, a wish, or a dream. The one that is deep in your soul. The one that you may not speak of. What do...