My Journal

Adventure vs. Stability: Finding the Balance

It’s our second week in Guanajuato, Mexico! The first week I soaked up the adventure of being in a new place with a new language, new customs, new people, finding a home…the list of “New” was extensive! Ha! But the second week I found myself… Continue Reading

Our Home: Front Entrance Makeover

Hi Friends! We have a new next-door neighbor, and I really like her. She just moved from Georgia and seems lovely. Now, I don’t want to badmouth our previous neighbors, but let’s just say she is a pleasant upgrade. With a new neighbor and all… Continue Reading

When Falling on Your Arse is a Good Thing

Hi Friends! I went ice skating today! I haven’t been in several years, so I felt a little shaky when I first got on the ice. I figured the odds were that I would fall at least once. Surprisingly, even with people skating in every… Continue Reading

Happy Birthday to Me!

Hi Friends! Today is my birthday, and I’m so happy to be sharing it with you! I am so grateful for all that has happened in my life. There have been some wonderful times and some tough times, and I’m grateful for them all. I’m… Continue Reading

Where the Wildflowers Are

Hi Friends! Mark and I took a walk by the creek the other day, and I LOVE that all the wildflowers are out now! Today, I’m sharing the beautiful photos with you. I hope you take this time to relax, breathe deeply, and enjoy the… Continue Reading

Trinity Forest Nature Walk

Hi Friends! Mark and I recently went on a hike with a master naturalist to the Trinity Forest in Dallas. First, we were completely dumbfounded to learn that there was a forest in Dallas. We mentioned it to people who have lived in Dallas their… Continue Reading

Cosmo Goes to the Vet

Hi Friends! Mark and I just returned from the vet with Cosmo. I want to share with you how my Angels and Spirit Guides helped make this the best vet experience we’ve ever had. You can use the same techniques to help make a potentially… Continue Reading

My Sentimental Christmas (with Gnomes)

Hi Friends! Do you still have your Christmas decorations up? I thought about keeping our tree up until February, and then covering it in hearts and pink loveliness for Valentine’s Day. However, we had a glorious rainy day this past Saturday, and Mark and I… Continue Reading

Fun at the Plano Balloon Festival!

Hi Friends! As I said in this month’s newsletter, Mark and I had a magical time at the Plano Balloon Festival! The fun started with the ride to the festival. The City of Plano had motorcoaches available to take people to the festival from the… Continue Reading