If you've not read the Outlander series of books by Diana Gabaldon, or seen the Outlander series on Starz . . . if the names Jamie Fraser or Claire Randall mean nothing to you, then this post is not for you. Both the books and the TV series have gained a cult following with young … Continue reading :Finding Fraser – a review
"Only the soul that ventilates the world with tenderness has any chance of changing the world." ~ Father G. If I have learned one thing in my 26 years of nursing, it is that you cannot judge a person based on their appearance. I have had patients that looked like they came straight from the … Continue reading How Do You See People?
“When the storm has passed, put your energy into rebuilding your life, don’t waste time looking back.” Leon Brown We’ve had some gnarly storms blow thru in the past year that I’ve been here. Last year, the winds were so fierce it took out two panels of my privacy fence. Last week, the rains were … Continue reading When the storms come. . .
Definition of caprese::a salad consisting of slices of mozarella, tomatoes, basil, and olive oil or Italian dressinghttps://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caprese Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I did it again. I fixed a delicious and beautiful dinner and forgot to take photos. I believe that because I'm so hungry when I fix it and it looks so good, I … Continue reading Tilapia Caprese
This popped up in my Facebook feed this morning in my "Memories" and it couldn't have come at a more opportune time. The past few days I have struggled with some things; ideas and feelings that have haunted me most of my life. If I were to pick three items from that list above, they … Continue reading Daily Reminder
“I cannot continue to live as half of myself simply because it’s hard for others to handle all of me.” ~ Rachel Hollis Consider the stars. . . in the sky, they shine their brightest,when it is darkest. I suppose that is something I will have to tell myself on a daily basis. I do … Continue reading Am I Holding Back?
I’ve worked hard for everything I’ve got — whether it be my home, my cars, my degrees, my jobs, or my relationships. Nothing has been handed to me. It has taken time, attention, and a lot of hard work. I have gotten a lot of love and support from people that encourage and motivate me … Continue reading Thought for the Week
"We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, whether they are at their desk or in their kitchen." ~ Richard Branson Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com This has been a week of teleworking, team conference calls, … Continue reading Pro’s & con’s of being home
“Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” ~ Mary Hale Today was about family, new life, joy, peace, happiness and looking forward to the future. … Continue reading Easter Sunday
“Embrace the suck: To consciously accept or appreciate something that is extremely unpleasant but unavoidable for forward progression.” ~ Unknown Now this may seem an odd way to start a blog post on Easter Sunday. . . but as usual with my Asperger’s logical thinking, it should make sense by the end. How often does … Continue reading Embrace the Suck