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Be Happy Now.

Be Happy Now.

"Be Happy Now, Feel Good Now. That's the only thing you have to do" - Rhonda Byrne Well, still not too good at blogging - it is a skill and I do not really have it yet. However, I am still determined to do better. I love the above quote - it reminds me of a country...

Be Happy Now.

It is time to get started.

"All progress takes place outside the comfort zone" - Michael John Bobak I definitely have a comfort zone. It is very small. It has been quite a while since I have posted here. Not really sure, other than we had Christmas and now are already almost through with...

Be Happy Now.

All the Dots need to connect.

"You have to believe that the dots will somehow connect in your future" -  Steve Jobs It has been a few weeks since I have been able to post a blog. I am not too sure why. I have been busy, but nothing that would have prevented me from posting - other than that I...

Be Happy!

Be Happy!

"Keep it simple and focus on what matters. Don't let yourself be overwhelmed" - Confucius The above statement is so true. I believe that I am the most guilty of the second sentence. I get overwhelmed all the time. When I am at loose ends, I get overwhelmed by trying...

Simplify, Simplify, Motivate

Simplify, Simplify, Motivate

"Out life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify" - Henry David Thoreau This is so true. On a daily basis, I waste a lot of time doing simple things and worrying about what did (or did not) get accomplished. In the words of a country song, "all I got to do is...

Some People are so Special!

Some People are so Special!

"Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity" - Hippocrates Some people are so special!. Ryan has seen many, many, doctors and nurses over the last 15 years. Of course, we have liked some better than others. As is inevitable, some of our...

Right Face, Left Face, About Face, a Hero’s Face

Right Face, Left Face, About Face, a Hero’s Face

"Fair Winds and Following Seas."-  unknown Today is the U.S. Navy's birthday. Ryan, of course, is not in the Navy, but my father was in the Navy during World War II. He was a CeeBee. So, of course he could build anything. My son joined the Navy after a couple of years...

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee, and Tea

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee, and Tea

"I never laugh until I've had my coffee" - Clark Gable Yesterday was National Coffe Day. As usual, I am behind. I am not much of a coffee drinker. I prefer tea. Nothing beats a good cup of black tea. Ryan's first at home nurse was Paula. She was the best thing that...

Busy, Busy, Too Busy

Busy, Busy, Too Busy

"I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done" - Buddha Wow, it has been forever since I have been able to blog. Not sure that it matters to anyone but me, but I do want to keep this up. I came home from sewing retreat and had to work a little....

Forget the Mistake

Forget the Mistake

"Forget the Mistake, Remember the Lesson" - ? Today is the last day of my every other month sewing retreat. It is always bittersweet. We have had such fun, fellowship and lots of food, that we are all exhausted. None of us seem to have the time at home to sew all day...