5 Things: The Words are Sorted Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the bus driver from Nova Scotia who received more help and support than he asked for. I\’d heard that Canadian COVID restrictions were difficult to navigate at times. So neat to hear that people sought to make it as painless as possible for the gentleman.Continue reading “5 Things: The Words are Sorted Edition”

5 Things: A Prince for All Seasons Edition

  Happy Friday! Hope you all had a wonderful week and that the good weather is forthcoming. It\’s been a windy spell here which is a bit of added havoc for allergy season. Staying indoors has been the name of the game! Well, even if you, too, are allergy-plagued this week, we\’ve arrived at theContinue reading “5 Things: A Prince for All Seasons Edition”

5 Things: Take That Back to Friday Edition

  Happy Friday! Hope you all had a wonderful Easter and a great week. April is here in full swing and I hope that means that the weather near you is a little more bearable. Maybe you\’ve been able to enjoy some flowers blooming and birds singing as well.  \”5 Things\” is ba-ack! Check outContinue reading “5 Things: Take That Back to Friday Edition”

If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read?

  Good morning! Hope that you all had a great weekend. If not great, at least a restful one!  Question: If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read? Answer: I love that someone submitted this question (thank you!) BUT I hate having to limit myself to three books. Although three isContinue reading “If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read?”

5 Things: Ultimate Gray Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a good/uneventful week. Uneventful weeks are just the best, aren\’t they? When things go relatively to plan, even in the time of COVID, the mundane is comforting.  And you know what else is comforting? Friday! Time to check out \”5 Things\” while you contemplate the weekend. Enjoy! 1)Continue reading “5 Things: Ultimate Gray Edition”

Advent 2020: Day 19

  Good morning! Charles Dickens\’ A Christmas Carol was first published on this day in 1843. I probably don\’t even have to tell you what this Christmas classic is all about: Charity, love, and redemption.  My favorite part of the tale is the last chapter where Scrooge realizes that he still has time to makeContinue reading “Advent 2020: Day 19”

Advent 2020: Day 13

  Good morning! Today, check out the short tale The Story of the Other Wise Man written in 1895 by Henry van Dyke. The story chronicles the journey of a fourth \”wise man\” who saw the star that heralded Jesus\’ birth. Though he never arrived at the scene of the Nativity, he gained a great dealContinue reading “Advent 2020: Day 13”

Advent 2020: Day 7

Good morning! Hopefully, you all had a great weekend and are ready to tackle Monday. (Ew!) Today, check out the sweet story of \”Tilly\’s Christmas\” by Louisa May Alcott as told on the Little Stories Everywhere podcast. The young Tilly\’s own ethic to \”love thy neighbor\” inspires another to do the same in a very sweetContinue reading “Advent 2020: Day 7”