ARE YOU A GOOD RECEIVER?

The Christmas Season is here and gift giving is at its prime; however, are you a good receiver? No, I’m not talking about football, but how well do you receive gifts? “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” Maya Angelou I think most everyone is familiar with the adage “it is betterContinue reading “ARE YOU A GOOD RECEIVER?”

A THANKSGIVING BLESSING

As I pondered what to write for my Friday post, I decided to do something a little different – a post on Thursday! A Thanksgiving Blessing is where my heart landed. As the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches my heart is touched by the many emotions that come with the gathering of family and friends. For some,Continue reading “A THANKSGIVING BLESSING”

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS

Well folks, another year and another birthday weekend in the mountains is in the books! Spending my birthday in “my happy place” is the perfect gift, no wrapping required. In addition, the weather was spectacular and although peak leaf season had passed, there was still quite a bit of color left on the trees. ArrivalContinue reading “BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS”

ADVENTURES IN HEALTH – A LITTLE BOX OF BUSINESS

I’m sure you’re wondering what kind of adventures in health have been occurring. And, what could a little box of business mean? Well, let’s just say that the least favorite health test for women over 50 came due! Ya know the “C” word – colonoscopy!! So, I am going to be honest and admit thatContinue reading “ADVENTURES IN HEALTH – A LITTLE BOX OF BUSINESS”

HALLOWEEN, HOA’S AND PRESCRIPTION REFILLS

Halloween, HOA’s and prescription refills have dominated my week. Let me add that none of these things were on my schedule. However, all of these things took on a life of their own. You just can’t make this stuff up! Let me first give a disclaimer that this post is totally self-indulgent. I am completelyContinue reading “HALLOWEEN, HOA’S AND PRESCRIPTION REFILLS”

ARE YOU TEACHABLE OVER 50?

Are you teachable over 50 is a question I sometimes ponder. I have met so many lovely people who are missing out because they don’t believe they can learn to do things differently. John Maxwell says that “No matter how much I know (or think I know), I can learn from this situation.” Sydney HarrisContinue reading “ARE YOU TEACHABLE OVER 50?”

UNEXPECTED STORMS – THE STORY OF A HEART ATTACK

“Some storms are not in the forecast“, as Joyce Meyer often says. They may be unexpected storms like the one our family experienced a few weeks ago. This is the story of a heart attack that took a normal day and turned it upside down. How It Began My husband Robby is a very activeContinue reading “UNEXPECTED STORMS – THE STORY OF A HEART ATTACK”

CREEK SIDE SITTING, ARTS FESTIVAL AND MUD ON THE TIRES – A MOUNTAIN REFRESH

What do creek side sitting, arts festival and mud on the tires have in common – a mountain refresh is the answer? Our last trip to our cabin in the woods was full of just the right amount of adventure and relaxation. Creek Side Sitting Robby and I arrived at our cabin on a FridayContinue reading “CREEK SIDE SITTING, ARTS FESTIVAL AND MUD ON THE TIRES – A MOUNTAIN REFRESH”

THE POWER OF REST FOR WOMEN OVER 50

It’s only been recently that I have realized the power of rest for women over 50. Did you know that rest is a key ingredient to success, health and happiness? Well, I want all of these things and am willing to embrace a new rhythm to get there. Let’s Define Rest In the Oxford DictionaryContinue reading “THE POWER OF REST FOR WOMEN OVER 50”

BATTLING THE FLUFF – FACTS ABOUT MENOPAUSE BELLY

Battling the fluff and facts about menopause belly have completely caught me off guard. The “over 50 fluff” has become a real challenge. One that I was not prepared for. While I am a self professed “knowledge junkie”, this menopause topic has eluded my interest, until now. Over the past two years I have slowlyContinue reading “BATTLING THE FLUFF – FACTS ABOUT MENOPAUSE BELLY”