Good Things Come in – FOURS? Maybe So!

Most people have heard that bad things seem to occur in threes, with notable exceptions (the Trinity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit comes to mind!) But what about good things come in FOURS? As part of the Ultimate Blog Challenge this month, the January 4th writing prompt was to ponder this notion! And since […]

Making Changes in the New Year

Happy New Year’s Eve – it’s finally here! This post from 10 days ago bears repeating, since I published late and not many people saw it, or commented. New years frequently inspire people to consider making changes–break bad habits, establish new good habits, re-evaluate choices, reflect on the good and the bad, and learn from […]

2016 Goes Out with a Nor’easter!

We’re down to two days left of 2016 — and we DID get our nor’easter yesterday here in Maine, with more than a foot of new snow!     I am thankful that we did not encounter as many problems with this “quick hit” Nor’easter as we have with bigger, longer lasting storms in the […]

Reminiscing About Christmas, Past and Present

Reminiscing about Christmas. So many loved ones are no longer with us, including my parents, and several of Dave’s relatives–especially his younger brother, Doug, who committed suicide this past June. Between loved ones being gone, and other loved ones living too far away to visit … even though I long for those wonderful large family […]

Christmas Greetings and Christmas Crafting

  I hope you all who celebrate this holiday have had a lovely Christmas eve and Christmas day. My Christmas eve day and evening were busy with baking and sewing. This Christmas day was full of time spent with family, followed by leisure and relaxation. I needed the break after spending many hours sewing to […]

Turn Your Life Around in This Upcoming New Season

On the calendar, December 21 is the first day of winter. It certainly looks and feels like winter here in Maine. Frigid and snow-covered–definitely looking like a white Christmas ahead for us! New seasons frequently inspire people to consider making changes–break bad habits, establish new good habits, re-evaluate choices, reflect on the good and the […]