"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -William Arthur Ward We've just finished another two-day show in Alton Bay, New Hampshire. The weather was perfect, with blue skies and a slight breeze. We
“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where often people see nothing.” Camille Pissarro I’m often asked the question“where do I get my ideas for a blog?” Usually, I’m inspired by something I’ve felt, heard, seen, or read
"Never underestimate the valuable and important difference you make in every life you touch for the impact you make today has a powerful rippling effect on every tomorrow.” Leon Brown My husband Ron hikes with our two golden retrievers every day.
“Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart We’ve just returned from a three-day show in Quechee, Vermont, a Hot Air Balloon and
“The air is crowded with birds — beautiful, tender, intelligent birds — to whom life is a song.” » George Henry Lewes Ruby throated hummingbird Since childhood, I’ve vacillated between lengthy periods of intense concentration, to a mental olympics with a mind
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." – Martin Luther King, Jr. While growing up, Memorial Day was a huge event for our communities. A federal holiday, stores were
When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope After weeks of cloudy, cool days, yesterday we
In honor of Mother’s Day 2019, my inspiration was to write about the mothers I've been blessed to have had in my life. These mothers have come at various times and in the different forms of family and friends