Category: Smile

This Lollypop Tastes Like Love

Our neighbors across the street have two little girls who we've known their entire lives. Big sister posted this on Facebook yesterday, and it makes me smile every time I read it: "Quote of the night from C (my 6 year old sister) – 'This lollypop tastes like love!'"

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A Lover of our Country: Maya Zollman

……. Maya wrote this recently for a "futuristic article" assignment. Maya S. Zollman was born on November 19, 1999, the second child but first daughter of Kevin and Shelly Zollman, and was raised in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. She graduated from the  Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy in 2018 and from the United States Military Academy (West […]

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God Skies, Triggers, and Santa.

I was driving west on I-90 to pick up Maya at school today and noticed the amazing “God Sky.” Some time ago I heard someone call those gorgeous, fiery, orange and red skies this time of year “God Skies.” I guess they’re ALL God Skies, but sometimes they stand out more than others. Today’s God […]

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Time to Re-Connect

I’m sitting by the big front window in our living room. I just delivered some homemade scones to the neighbors for a little “Happy New Year” gesture. I realized that sitting inside, watching the neighbor across the street light fireworks for an audience of six eager kids, there really isn’t a better place to be […]

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Wisdom for 2010

Stop trying to find balance. It doesn't exist. I have come to realize that "balance" in work, life, family, play is an illusion. The problem is, striving for it and not attaining it leads to frustration. Stop the insanity and FIND JOY IN  SMALL, EVERYDAY THINGS: a glass of red wine at the end of […]

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