November - if you haven't realized it by now from my earlier posts - is my absolute favorite month of the year when I intentionally take time to just celebrate "me" by enjoying myself and all the things I love to do, eat, see, feel, hear, savor... (You get the point!) Granted, lots of people … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: Ode to November…and Celebrating a Month of Me
Have a spooooooooook-tacular but safe Halloween.
Here's to the season of football and homecomings, sweaters and scarves, favorite fall drinks and foods, scenic drives and hikes... ...and leaves - lots of gorgeously colorful but eventually falling leaves! Have a great start to fall, y'all!
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17th to commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787 and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or naturalization, have become citizens" of this country. In addition, September 17-23 is also recognized as Constitution Week. The … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On American Citizenship
Though this is a "bonus" DJ Lady Luck post for the month, I take this moment to celebrate my father - who, to me, is the epitome of resilience and what it means to be resilient. In honor of him, I choose to use this "musical moment" for one of life's little surprises - birthdays! … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: Celebrating a Father’s Lifetime of Resilience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duT_Wy6Q48M Enjoy your Sunday!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q429_9fyr2g I recorded this fire while visiting the Oconaluftee Indian Village last summer. That entire experience - the drive there from Asheville, the cultural guides/historic interpreters/demonstrations, and the drive back - had me... Meditating on the fire: Of a people, Of a history, Of a place, Of a strength, Of a pain, Of a … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On the Fire… Within
Good Sunday, everyone! Today's post is a meditation on mothers/mother-like figures and their love, sacrifices, hopes, and continual support for those children/child-like figures in their lives. *** As I've gotten older, I've grown to see my mother less as a parent and more as a person. Not that I no longer respect her … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On a Mother’s Love, Sacrifices, Hopes, and Continual Support
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKdmnbLXtAI Have a blessed Easter Sunday and happy early Earth Day!