My Favorite Quote of the Day~

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead…”  Oscar Wilde ~But how would one do that, some may ask: Effort, practice, study, and determined will are the answer- It starts with the very little things: a service, a kindness, a prayer, a good deed, […]

Mr. Rogers didn’t have Time to Watch T.V.

Years ago I came upon a show where Mr. Roger, of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, was being pranked. It was one of those hidden camera pranks they sometimes do on celebrities. Apparently Mr. Rogers had reserved a hotel room during some travels. So the show’s crews put a hidden camera there to catch his reaction. The […]

The Huuna Bean

I tucked my little girl in to bed And this is what my little girl said, “My teacher said I am a bean! She did!” “What kind of bean,” I asked, then said, “A kidney, a Lima, a navy or red? A lentil, a French, or Great Northern instead?” “None of those!” my little girl […]

Difference Between an Artist and a Poet…

My daughter said, ‘I wish I could see the world the way a poet sees it,’ “But YOU are an Artist. It’s kind of the same.” I answered. She said, “No, it is quite different.” I asked her to explain, and this is how she explained it~ “I guess maybe as an artist I see things, and […]

A poet’s mind…?

This morning I grabbed my coffee and woke up the dog to do her morning routine outside. (This is ‘Winnie’ -our miniature daschund) I accompanied her outside as lately she seems needy- she doesn’t want to be outside by herself – so I took my coffee and decided to sit outside for awhile so she’d […]