Reclaiming Spaces

The Corona virus stormed into our lives over 3 years ago and literally sucked the very breath out of us. With classrooms and boardrooms cancelled, concerts and Sunday services cancelled, celebrations and gatherings cancelled, life as we knew it cancelled, some of us went to bed every night wondering whether or not tomorrow too wouldContinue reading “Reclaiming Spaces”

Getting “Into the Weeds”

On March 31st, New York joined 15 other states to legalize Marijuana for recreational use. Now, call me old fashioned or maybe I haven’t fully grasped all the ramifications of having marijuana freely flowing through my state, but the idea of having a mind-altering drug being readily accessible to anyone who wants it as longContinue reading “Getting “Into the Weeds””

A Little Tax Facts on Tax Day

Well today, April 18th, is the tax filing deadline in the United States for the 2021 tax year. Hopefully this isn’t news to anyone here but here are a few facts on tax day. Now, in the world of taxes where there is no fun, I have managed to find a few “fun facts” aboutContinue reading “A Little Tax Facts on Tax Day”

The Stories Behind the Traditions

Well, tomorrow is Easter and I’m sure most of us know why we celebrate this Day. For Christians, Easter commemorates the resurrections of Christ three days after his death by crucifixion. Easter is also the end of Lent, a time of penitence and fasting. Over the years though, there have been a number of traditionsContinue reading “The Stories Behind the Traditions”

Easter Orchids

April 16th is National Orchid Day, created as a remembrance of beautiful lives lost. Fun Facts: Orchids first appeared almost 200 million years ago and are one of the two largest families of flowering plants. The ancient Greeks believed certain orchids to be aphrodisiacs associated with virility and male fertility. They encouraged their women toContinue reading “Easter Orchids”

If You Just Listen

There was a time not so long ago when I had started questioning the existence of God. There were no disappointments over unanswered prayers nor any life shattering events that made me lose faith. I had simply grown out of touch with the Lord and his word. Being out of the Lord’s presence while entertainingContinue reading “If You Just Listen”

When Bond Becomes Blood

This weekend was my mother-in-law’s birthday and while my husband and I were pondering what to do for her birthday, I couldn’t help thinking about just how lucky we both are. Let’s face it, true or false mothers-in-law often get a bad rap. They’re often accused of being too nosy, too possessive, too interfering andContinue reading “When Bond Becomes Blood”

National Student Athlete Day

April 6th is National Student Athlete Day. Being a student athlete is not an easy task, it takes hard work and discipline to be a successful athlete while pursuing an education. For this I want to recognize the hard work and dedication of my son and his friends who have been enjoying the game sinceContinue reading “National Student Athlete Day”