Category Archive: November

November 30, 2013

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” – A.A. Milne   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks I have saved the… Continue reading

November 29, 2013

Thanksgiving is the winding up of autumn. The leaves are off the trees, except here and there on a beech or an oak; there is nothing left on the boughs but a few… Continue reading

November 28, 2013

The family.  We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting… Continue reading

November 27, 2013

He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below He saw everything as far as you can see – “Rocky Mountain High”, John Denver   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am… Continue reading

November 26, 2013

The only thing more important than your to-do list is your to-be list. The only thing more important than your to-be list is to be. – Alan Cohen   FOCUS:  30 Days of… Continue reading

November 25, 2013

As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are… Continue reading

November 24, 2013

“We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks My friends are some of the dearest and most important people in my life. … Continue reading

November 23, 2013

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers… the mind can never break off from the journey. — Author Unknown  … Continue reading

November 22, 2013

Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip… Continue reading

November 21, 2013

Seasons are changing, and waves are crashing, all for us. – “Guardian Angel”, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks After a warm and sunny start to the week, we… Continue reading

November 20, 2013

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. -The Bhagavad Gita   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for my yoga practice.  I was initially… Continue reading

November 19, 2013

Lose your mind and come to your senses.  – Fredrick S. Perls   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today, I am thankful for my 5 senses.  As humans we spend so much time… Continue reading

November 18, 2013

Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone   FOCUS:  30 Days of… Continue reading

November 17, 2013

If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be.… Continue reading

November 16, 2013

A girl should be two things:  classy and fabulous.  – Coco Chanel   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks I spent the majority of today doing a photo shoot for my husband, who is… Continue reading

November 15, 2013

The whole point of the week is the weekend.  – Angela Montenegro   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for weekends – especially kicking back on Friday nights with my… Continue reading

November 14, 2013

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. – Arthur Schopenhauer   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for my health, something I will… Continue reading

November 13, 2013

‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but… Continue reading

November 12, 2013

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.  – Maya Angelou   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today… Continue reading

November 11, 2013

This nation will remain the land of the free so long as it is the home of the brave.  – Elmer Davis   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for… Continue reading

November 10, 2013

The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking. – Brooks Atkinson   FOCUS: … Continue reading

November 9, 2013

There’s a story behind everything…but behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.  – Mitch Albom   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful… Continue reading

November 8, 2013

Cleanliness is next to godliness…   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for a clean house and the two wonderful ladies who provide this biweekly service for us.  A definite… Continue reading

November 7, 2013

The real run begins the moment you forget you are running…   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for running.  My most enjoyable runs are those when I have no… Continue reading

November 6, 2013

The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder. – Majorie Kinnan Rawlings   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for the sun, which is even more precious in… Continue reading

November 5, 2013

Every election is determined by the people who show up. – Larry J. Sabato   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today is Election Day, and I am thankful to live in a country… Continue reading

November 4, 2013

It’s just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn’t it?  – John Grogan, Marley & Me   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for Edgar and Howie, our… Continue reading

November 3, 2013

The amount of sleep needed by the average person is five minutes more. – Wilson Mizener   FOCUS:  30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful for the extra hour of sleep that… Continue reading

November 2, 2013

…I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne   FOCUS: … Continue reading

November 1, 2013

November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate.… Continue reading