Empathetic Badass

As many of you know, I host a hashtag day each week called #tellthetruththursday Yesterday I spoke about a topic close to my heart.   I have been wanting to write a blog post about it for ages.  What topic you ask?  Sensitivity.  Yes, I am sensitive.  I am thin skinned and I wear my heart on my sleeve!  So much so that I even designed a sweater with hearts literally on the sleeves and is embroidered with “Where do you where YOUR heart?” Continue reading

Lasting Sounds

Here we are on the last day of 2017.  I couldn’t let this opportunity pass without wishing you a Happy New Year and sharing a post.   I’ve always felt that it’s a good thing to honor the past year before moving on to the next.  Whether it is savoring the memories and reflecting on all the good that’s happened or finding ways to learn from the pain and struggles.  There are a myriad of ways to do that, but I decided when I first started this blog to focus on a different perspective each year.  On New Year’s Eve in 2015 I focused on lasting words, and in 2016 on lasting images.  I’ve chosen to call this end of the year reflection “Lasting Sounds”. Continue reading

Wine Not Make a Wreath?

Wine and Wreaths. Yep, that is what I’m talking about today!  If you’re like many folks during this “twixmas” (the time between Christmas and New Years) you’ve got some time on your hands and maybe you’ve even been doing a fair bit of imbibing.  If your drink of choice is wine, that means you have plenty of wine corks left over.  Unless you like box o wine. Then you can just skip along past this blog post.  Continue reading