The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

All I Want For Christmas . . .

For the last few years, the kid and I have been extremely lazy about the holidays, especially when it came to Christmas. The whole thought of decorating seemed like way too much effort, and shopping for Christmas presents? Heck we figured it was easier to go shopping together and buy what we actually wanted. How sad is that? This year, …

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Get Back Up

If you feel like giving up right now. If you think life is tough . . . Tears rolled down my cheeks as I watched this video. It is such an inspiration to remind us that WE have the power to choose within ourselves “to get back up”. Thank you Nick Vujicic for the lives you have touched . . …

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Bring On The Rain!

Love seeing the rain breathe life into the world around me! He’s thinking about landing! Oh yeah! Fresh bloom just waiting for him! Hmmmm… No bloom yet? Even busy bees take a break now and then! (smiles) Yeah, go ahead and bring on the rain!

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The Original French Press

Most folks know that I have a serious addiction errrr… love for coffee, especially good coffee. A discussion over at the V7N led me on a search for a Chambord (The Original French Press) by Bodum. It was supposed to be as simple as heading over to a nearby Target, pick up the coffee maker, then come home and enjoy …

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Hamming It Up

She is back from summer vacation and hamming it up for the camera! A quick run out to the river and she is sure to ditch her shoes . . . and play in the water . . . Gosh, it is so good to have her back home again!

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