Inspiration from Poppins: England

“Anything can happen if you let it.” This somewhat comical and very inspirational song in Mary Poppins, my favorite Disney movie, though honestly, it’s a tossup with Beauty and the Beast. Mary Poppins is one of my favorite Disney heroines whose lyrics I try to live out. This song is so inspirational and urges you…

5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque

The cheerful ringing of the chimes outside my door wakes me. Sitting up I yawn languidly and think pleasant thoughts of coffee, scones, and my hike through El Yunque National Forest. It seems ages since I drifted into this memory, floating still in my head like a balloon without a string. It was quite a trek…

5:45; Writing and Jam

Coffee and Saskatoon jam in Kansas. Anyway, this jam is the Coup De Grâce of jams

Following the Light of Truth- Giving you Hope for the Future

There’s a small light of inspiration in each of us that determines the direction of our lives. Like a ship set out at sea we journey careening on the uncertain waves to a destination unknown. But facing each wave with the same braveness and vigor, dwindling sometimes, but regaining strength through each cascading tumult. every…

Lace, Coffee and Hope for a Bright Future

As I scrolled through the registry of tartans, I glanced across mine a simple green and red, my family tartan, which I’m so proud to hold. My hot cup of coffee in one hand and hours of bedrest ahead of me I had taken on the task of learning the language Scottish-Gaelic and literally engrossing…