Countdown to a new season.

Today is the day.  Yet again, I am going to attempt to declutter and organize in preparation for the new school year.  We usually “start” around the middle of August when it gets too hot to enjoy outdoor activities and endless hours in the pool are no longer desired.  As homeschoolers we probably fall firmly…

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Seeing is believing.

This is a series of 8″x10″ journal pages on canvas that I did around the first of the year. I started with the idea of creating a visual representation of the “be”attitudes that I wanted to cultivate and concentrate on during 2014.  I have found that creating a real depiction of the concepts and ideas whirling…

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Small things.

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”  Vincent van Gogh Friday.  Lots of small things accomplished today: I cleared my desk of all the accumulated stuff.  The kind of stuff that was upsetting every time I passed by it:  paper, notes, bills, a soda cup –…

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The challenge for today.

I’m going to share a little personal background here today as a preface to this story.  Long story, short -we are partners in a small business that has hit a bump in the road.  Might bounce back…might not.  Time will tell.  My husband has chosen to remain a partner in the company, but seek outside…

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Live in the needs of the day.

Sounds like I had a bad day on Monday and yesterday was, indeed better.  I decided to bless myself and take a little break.  I did some necessary housework…the kind that ensures that my house won’t be condemned if someone official should stop by.  Then I played with some art supplies and watched a movie from the SyFy channel:  “Swamp…

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What I believe…

To continue with the “rabbit trail” post from yesterday; I have given some thought(s) to what this blog might be about.  Still no definitive answers, but here we go with a bit of wandering. I usually avoid confrontation if at all possible.  I’m just not into drama for the sake of being dramatic   (Actor…

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