The Velvet Timberland’s

Me: Would you like a cup of coffee? (watching the Chemex complete it’s cycle.) Her: I just made a cup of tea. Me: You can have both. (said with ease) Her: What a beautiful world we live in when I can have both. Our life is beautiful, and I think sometimes people become weary of […]

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Feel the Music

It decided to rain today. The dogs are not pleased, but patient inside. They probably dislike that I’m perfectly content on rainy days by reading, writing or both. One sits beside me displaying his most pitiful expression, coinciding with a tail wag. The day began with coffee and slid into English tea and scones. My […]

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To Feel Embraced

It may look messy, but this feels needed. I woke up before the dawn and lit my holiday candle. Strolled into the den to grab my stacks of reading from the coffee table. Brought it all into the bedroom and plopped it on my bed. It’s only Friday, but I’m where I need to be. […]

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The Morning Pages

I’ve added another simple habit to my life. It’s called, The Morning Pages. This was daunting to begin. As you know I like my mornings, and coffee is an intricate part. You are to write three pages by hand, as soon after you awake. Or in my case, as soon as humanly possible. The idea […]

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Cross the Bridge

Living in the past, or uncertainty. It’s not healthy to unpack our bags and stay. Looking at pictures of bridges, it dawned on me how helpful they are. A bridge allows us to easily navigate over water, or treacherous ground. When I was a kid, the best part of the car ride was driving over […]

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We Get To

All of my work revolves around some type of writing. God gave me a sound mind, and a big mouth, so I get to type these words in hopes of encouraging others. It hasn’t always been this way. It seems to take a while for my mind to catch up with what my heart already […]

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Paper Towels and Snowmen

When life is perfectly in sync and has been flowing seamlessly for a while…get a puppy. This will make you appreciate all the time you had to keep everything in balance. I woke up this morning and popped a K Cup in the Keurig, and sat down with a steaming cup of Vanilla Biscotti coffee. […]

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She’s Scary Beautiful

I love my daughter Bailey. I am so proud of who she is, and who she’ll become. You see….I can boast about this beautiful girl because none of the credit goes to me. When I look at her, I see everything good thing, made by the hand of our Almighty God! Bailey is musical and […]

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