Happy Thanksgiving, all! This morning I had quiet time to consider all that I am grateful for at this moment. I live a blessed existence, though, the past half-year has been filled with more downs, than ups. I have lost special people to cancer, and special people have been told cancer is their new reality,… Continue reading Gratitude
I am a college-educated woman. I am a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother and I am a business owner. This election has been very emotional. I found myself wanting to vote against people instead of for people. The options left so much to be desired. As the country reels from the decision made… Continue reading Rise
In keeping with our desire to live a healthier and happier life, we became ranchers today. This cold morning we welcomed three young steers to our small ranch. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to have the resources to raise them on a small ranch. We will do all in our power to… Continue reading The Ranch Life
Today the Sun Rises Without You. Dearest Ina, You have been my Grandma for 22 years. I must thank my beloved for sharing you with me. It feels like it took years to win your heart, but I know I finally did. You cared for my beloved, after he lost his mother and your… Continue reading Today the Sun Rises…
Dear Glennon Doyle Melton, Wow. Just Wow. I am in awe of your wisdom and strength and bravery. Your raw, honest, loving words spoke to me. Your words are the same words that often clutter my mind. We are so alike, but we are so utterly different. My wish is that some day all of… Continue reading Letter to The Love Warrior
Hello. Are you still here? Are those crickets I hear as background music? I am back. It has been a while, I know. Life has a way of getting a bit out of control. Shall I say, chaotic? Fortunately the chaos was expected and perfect and amazing. I have spent the last few months running… Continue reading Are you still here?
We moved to our home near Franktown, Colorado almost 3 years ago. This property has intrigued me since the day we moved in. It is 37 acres of farmland, hills, flats, Ponderosa pine forests and a dam with a natural spring. I realize I love the history of this area. I have done a bit… Continue reading The Old Apple Tree
This Thursday I am going to go see the “Big Magic” tour staring Elizabeth Gilbert. She is the best-selling author of many books, including Eat, Pray, Love. I am taking a friend for her birthday. Liz Gilbert inspired me when I listened to Eat, Pray, Love on audio-book. In the audible version of Eat,… Continue reading Whatever is good for your soul, do that.
Good Morning, y’all! I love Spring. I am crushing on Spring today. Thank you Mother Nature for all the goodies you are previewing for me! The cool, humid nights with rain open up to sunny mornings and tease me with the green leaves of my spring bulbs, popping up all over my gardens. My lovies… Continue reading Crushin’ on Spring!