Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]

The Daily “DOs and DON’Ts”

The other day, I found myself mentally composing a laundry list of all of the things I don’t love above this stay-at-home order our Governor recently imposed upon our state. Suddenly, I find that I’m […]

Like A Flood

As I write this, it’s raining outside. I’m a born and raised Arizona girl and when it rains in Phoenix, it’s an event! Local news reporters are dispatched to show us flooded streets, downed trees, […]

Wanting

I love the holidays! I love decorating, the preparation, the menu options and all the events that go along with the season! Having said this, life has happened! Three months ago we moved into a new […]

Letting Go!

I’m a fixer. You know the kind of person who has the great need to fix a situation, a relationship, and a problem no matter what. However some things just cannot be fixed! Learning to […]

Be Quiet and Wait

All of us have lived long enough to know what a broken heart feels like; we understand the feeling when disappoint pounds loudly on our door;  we realize the great sorrow it is to say […]