- 11:01 am Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Yesterday I took a short trip to Los Vegas and hit the jackpot. I played no machines, bought into no table games, rolled no dice, but a gamble I made over 30 years ago paid of BIG.
Once upon a time I was told it couldn’t be done. I risked it all, literally, when I determinedly stuck to my guns and said, “Yeah, this evening call-in, storytelling, dedication-making, song-matching thing, hosted by a female WILL make it. It IS wanted, relevant, necessary…” and despite several nay-sayers, many nights eating ramen, putting my first baby to bed on floors of recording studios [More]
- 4:22 pm Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Easter Sunday my kids came home. Well, not all of them, but many. My house was full, my heart was full.
We had a giant egg hunt, and it was wonderful to watch the older kids have as much fun hiding the eggs as the younger ones did finding them!
“Cold, cold, warm, warmer, hot, hotter, Sizzlin’!” “I spy with my little eye…” echoed across the lawns along with squeals of glee, and some disappointments as eggs were found, or reached just before someone else.
After the hunt came to a successful end, we ate; smoked ham and smoked tri-tip, asparagus, potato’s au [More]
- 4:36 pm Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 by Staff Writer
This past weekend I went hiking in the mountains with my family…
I’m not going to kid you, it was difficult for me. After some surgeries a few years back I haven’t been that active, but this year I determined that my days of lolly-gagging about were over. I started slowly by walking around my own property with my little Delilah encouraging every step.
My walks got longer, and I got braver, even climbing hundred of flights of stairs with my sister on a zip lining adventure last month. You, know what? My hip and back hurt like the dickens some times, [More]
- 11:42 am Thursday, April 6th, 2017 by Staff Writer
“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”
~ Emily Dickenson
Do you keep your soul ajar? Do you leave room in your soul and your heart and your life to welcome the ecstatic experience?
Or, are you so controlled, so controlling, so neat and tidy, so organized, so diplomatic, so right, so rigid, that you can’t leave your soul open, just a little, to welcome an experience that will change you, will re-arrange you, will open your eyes and your heart to possibilities?
Possibilities you never dreamed or imagined.
I think most of us fall somewhere in the middle. [More]