Can you afford a pet?

August 2, 2022
I've been in animal rescue, fostered and I have had pets of my own, usually rescue pets, since 1973. Cats and dogs. I love them all. They add so much to our lives, don't...

To medicate or not to medicate, that is the question

July 26, 2022
Should you medicate or should you not? That is the question. It's one some people ask, and others don't. It sounds easy, doesn't it? When something's wrong, take a...

What does it really mean to trust the Universe?

July 21, 2022
W We've all heard advice to just trust the Universe. Maybe we say that we do. But do we really? Or do we only as long as it gives us our heart's desire? What if...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

How to make a cappuccino without the expensive equipment

July 13, 2022
I love a good cappuccino. But I have no interest in buying expensive espresso-making equipment, taking up counter space with it OR taking it in and out of a...

What I no longer have time for

July 6, 2022
The realization that I am pretty far down the timeline of my life has hit me hard in recent years. Of course, when your best friend is 92, the view changes a little: you...

Has your heart been broken?

June 28, 2022
Has your heart been broken? If it has, my own heart goes out to you. I know what it feels like: I didn't reach my advanced age without an arrow or two to my own...

Celebrate summer with scents and shades of the season

June 24, 2022
Yes, candles for sale again! Gifts for you or someone else? I'm making a few of our beautiful summer candles with tiny shells and colorful seaglass, along with the...

How to find fulfillment when it seems elusive

June 22, 2022
Have you ever had that feeling that you are right where you are supposed to be, doing exactly what you are supposed to be doing? That happened to me last month in a...

Hop in! Let’s take a ride down Memory Lane

June 19, 2022
Wouldn't it be nice to hop in and take a ride back to a more innocent time? It wasn't a perfect time, not by a long shot, but it wasn't as openly vile as the zeitgeist...

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