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Posts tagged “Ongoing life lessons

Almost, but not quite

I just wanted to give you an update on my upcoming book “God… is this you being funny?”  I’ve been working on this for months now and between stuff and procrastination – I’m about half way there.  At least now I have a title and I’m toying with some ideas on a cover, like the one I have here.  What do you think?  Does anybody know a cartoon artist that can help me with this cover?

This book is about starting over at any age, in different situations.  It will make you laugh and cry, or at least I hope it does!   I wrote it to check  “Write a book”  off my bucket list while hoping to inspire people in dark places where there seems to be no end to heartache and sadness.  I know what it’s like to feel like you have your own personal cloud hanging over you and I also know how good it feels to overcome the yucky stuff that life throws your way.  Once it’s ready for download, I will let you know.  I’m also still deciding on how to publish… that will be the fun part!  Oh joy!

Tomorrow, I start a new series on random acts of kindness and paying it forward.  Have a great day everyone!  Love & hugs to all!


The little things… day 30


Those who wish to sing always find a song.  ~Proverb

I’m grateful for…
Songs that uplift me and remind me it is a wonderful world, regardless of all the things beyond your control.

I’m letting go of…
Listening to sad and depressing songs… I am so over that.  It helped when I was in high school, when I needed to cry until I ran out of snot!  I need to find more inspiring and positive songs to listen to.

I’d like to end this series with a song, instead of a picture.  My favorite songs in my favorite version.  What should have taken a month, took four months to finish this series.  Life happened is the best way I can describe it.  I know I promised a few weeks ago that I would do better and get back to daily blogging, but that didn’t happen.  Starting tomorrow, I will try again.

I hope you enjoyed the series of gratitude, being thankful for the little things that we take for granted everyday.  Before I jump on to the next series, i will post a few recipes and some photos – then off to the next series… acts of kindness.

Thank you for staying tuned… I love you guys!  Till my next posting, have a wonderful day and I hope you enjoy this song that I dedicate to you!

The little things… day 29


Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  ~Albert Camus

I’m grateful for…
The beauty of this season, the clear blue skies, crisp cold air and colorful landscapes.    

I’m letting go of…
Dreading the next season  because I know there is beauty to be found in winter.

Whenever fall arrives, it always makes me think of the seasons in my own life.  Just like the leaves, I want to grow old beautifully, colorful and vibrant!