Makes Me Smile

Is there one word to describe feeling happy and sad at the same time? The last day of August brings to mind how very short the Summer season is in Michigan. While I’m feeling melancholy that my favorite season is almost gone, I pore over all the Summer months of photos to get a sense of time goneContinue reading “Makes Me Smile”

Fun Times

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” http://me.sh/11gc14uw We are always happy to visit Traverse City, Michigan. Traveling by boat is the only way in my opinion, because the water and the scenery in Grand Traverse Bay is gorgeous. It takes us almost three hours to travel from Lake CharlevoixContinue reading “Fun Times”

Our Voyage

August 20, 2015 ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~ It takes time away from the every day work schedules to reflect. Time to think about how I’m leading my life and how I would like to feel like this, relaxed on vacation, and thinking about what I can do better. How can I be a better wife, be asContinue reading “Our Voyage”

August Treasures

Say hello to August and the birthstone Peridot. Imagine a beach that sparkles with the crystals of Peridot. On the Island of Oahu, it is so very treasured, that the people have illuminated many beaches by adding tiny grains of light green crystals.   ~~~~ A Little History Miners have found Peridot in volcanic rocks and evenContinue reading “August Treasures”

Inspiration Therapy

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Inspiration.” Inspiration to create can come from where I feel balance. Balance in a color scheme I’m working on, or even in that feeling of accomplishment. Completing a challenging day at work, then returning home to receive a big hug from my husband where he meets me at the doorway,Continue reading “Inspiration Therapy”