Life As I Know It, Words and such

When You Utterly Fail At That One Thing You’re Usually Really Good At

I suppose this is a bit of a serious post for a Friday, but it's been a while since I dug deep into some life lessons. But when I made a cake for our anniversary that was truly a comedy of errors, it got me thinking. I pride myself on baking - it's "that thing… Continue reading When You Utterly Fail At That One Thing You’re Usually Really Good At

Life As I Know It, Words and such

History in Pictures {The Twitter Handle You Should Be Following}

Even if you aren't a big fan of history, like me, you will enjoy this twitter feed. It's essentially a ton of photos that you've never seen before. Some are more recent years, some are old, and some are just fascinating. So if you need a little variety in your twitter feed, check this out:… Continue reading History in Pictures {The Twitter Handle You Should Be Following}

Life As I Know It, Words and such

To My Parents, On Valentine’s Day

I have his joyful joking and her quiet perseverance; his dislike of crazy crowds, but her love of the stage. * My day has his morning mug of black coffee, and her 15-minute-lunch-hour-nap; it begins with a robe he gave me, and ends with a book she recommended. * I have the smile he paid… Continue reading To My Parents, On Valentine’s Day

Life As I Know It, Words and such

Now is not forever at all…

I don't know where your week is at, but everyone needs some encouragement now and then.  I stumbled on this song on a cd in my car this morning, and it hit me in just the right place.  If you are struggling with anything today, read these lyrics from Jon McLaughlin's song Just Give It… Continue reading Now is not forever at all…

Daily Notes, Words and such

Picture Thursday: Wordle.

BIG thanks to Kate for introducing me to wordle.net!!  She knows how I do love playing with words, and especially how I love fun creative discoveries! At wordle.net, you can write or paste in any words you want, and it will generate a great little word cloud.  Then you can have at it and adjust… Continue reading Picture Thursday: Wordle.

Words and such

But To Be The Kisser

To be the kissed --receiving affection, embracing protection-- is to learn love, allowing another to step in and teach, accepting someone to walk at your side securing their joyful gifts for your journey. But to be the kisser --showering affection, offering protection-- is to embody love, taking strides into another's life abandoning yourself to walk… Continue reading But To Be The Kisser