How A Trip To New York City Was Like An English Country Dance

I love period movies or television shows like Pride and Prejudice or Downton Abbey. I especially enjoy the scenes where there is a ball or a country dance. The intricacies of the dances are mesmerizing. Couples bow and curtsey then the dance begins. Everyone knows the steps. They move in unison, either in parallel lines … More How A Trip To New York City Was Like An English Country Dance

Why Unplugging From Technology Was Unexpectedly Blissful: A Rocky Mountain Adventure

Majestic, grand, awe-inspiring; these are just a few of the words I would use to describe the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. West To The Rockies My husband and I recently spent a few days in Estes Park, Colorado along with another couple. We were there to attend a wedding — the son of a dear … More Why Unplugging From Technology Was Unexpectedly Blissful: A Rocky Mountain Adventure

It’s All Relative: Why Compassion Is Better Than Complaining

Have you ever caught yourself complaining about something when you really didn’t have a good reason to complain? Especially in the current state of our world? I have, I’m ashamed to admit. Deep In The Heart Of Texas – Waco I visited Texas last weekend with two close friends. It was our annual “get away … More It’s All Relative: Why Compassion Is Better Than Complaining

Four Reasons Why Friendship Is Important In The Empty Nest

What is one thing that helps fill the void in your empty nest life? For me, it’s friendship. Friendship is important in the empty nest life, especially as our adult children marry, begin careers and establish their own lives. Treasured friendships can help fill the void in our lives and our time when our adult … More Four Reasons Why Friendship Is Important In The Empty Nest

My Ten Favorite Bible Verses About Love

So Long, Valentines Day Valentines Days is over. The chocolates have been devoured (at least all of the good pieces) and the flowers are beginning to fade. The sentimental greeting cards have been packed away and Valentine decorations removed to make way for the next holiday.  Some people love Valentines Day — the romance, candlelight, … More My Ten Favorite Bible Verses About Love