Do the kind and courageous thing

Mindful and Meditative Monday #10

I find it interesting how life throws you the fastest curve ball it can muster, but right before the pitcher releases, makes sure you have a good glove to protect your soft bits.  The glove may come in the form of words, a gesture, a feeling…or it might […]

Sunset_Westward Beach 021415

Ephemeral – In the sky and on the ground

Yep, I’m addicted. Damn photo challenges! This past Friday’s photo challenge was to capture something ephemeral. I think with photography you are always trying to capture the ephemeral – snapping a moment that you’re afraid your aging brain might forget. Or, a moment so beautiful that you know no […]


Eye of the Tiger

I heard this song yesterday in the car on the way to Tarzhay. That’s Target for all of you folks who are unfamiliar with its much more fun, hoity-toity nickname.  The Man, the little monkey and I were running errands before we went to go see the latest […]

Nature dissolves anxiety

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #9

It’s been a stressful few weeks here, which for me culminated in that crazy combo of eclipse, Equinox and new moon energy at the end of last week.  Did anyone else’s head feel like it was just going to pop?  I am a sensitive Pisces and probably felt […]

World Poetry Day 2015

Missed Understanding

Since it’s World Poetry Day, I wanted to share a longer form poem I wrote about a month ago for a contest (I did not win, in case you were wondering…) Relationships, whether they be parental, familial, or spousal are not always rainbows and roses. Sometimes they are […]

Never enough...

Wednesday Word of the Day – Sushiful

su-shi-ful – (so͞oshəfəl)  adjective 1: having qualities of being full of sushi, namely a bloated belly and a smile on one’s face Examples: I’m totally sushiful – I’m pretty sure those eight rolls expanded into 24 in my belly and I am now made partly of sticky rice. OR […]

The Belle Jar

"Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences." - Sylvia Plath

Down Home Thoughts

Words of wisdom, common sense and other thoughts.

Insight From A Woman's Heart

Woman to Woman and Heart to Heart...helping each other on our journey


20,000 leagues under the blog

Lancashire Hot Bot

A girl, a blog and a Cactus named Pudding

A Buick in the Land of Lexus

fresh hell trumps stale heaven


Follow Margie on her travels throughout Italy

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Health, music and words for a great life.


Vague Meanderings of the Broke and Obscure

Everything's Coming Up Rosie

I conquer the world, one life story at a time.


through the darkness is my path...

Glory Begin

Allison Marie writes and speaks about the essential exploration of your spiritual and creative self.

Suzie81 Speaks

The Adventures Of a Thirty-Something Life


The humor and humanity of storytelling.

Finding Myself Through Writing

Writing Habits of Elle Knowles - Author

Journey To A Healthy Me

Just A Glimpse Of My Journey To A Healthy And Happy Life

The Chicago Files


A New Life Wandering

A Mexican and an American meet in India and the adventures go from there...

Travel with Intent

All things travel related: travel facts and photos to inspire your own travels

The Great Escape

dreaming of a simple life in Palawan

Cave of Fame

Digging through relics while becoming one myself


Mother Inferior: failures in mothering


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