making the best of it

. . this picture I saw recently made me think of my mother. and I realize that so much of what I am now is because of her. . my little mother was my best friend throughout my early life. I never went through that horrible stage that some teenagers do. you know . … [Read more…]

mini living . when i say i’m a minimalist . . . usually people immediately get a mental picture of how they think i live. . a white cube. nothing in it.  nothing of beauty to look upon. hard edges. cold. . and for the die hard purists living it  . . . i suppose that might be true. and truth … [Read more…]

darkest before the dawn

. sometimes this world seems so dark old bean.  we’re all feeling it. sometimes it’s downright scary. IF you think about it like that. . which i don’t.  not anymore.  i’ve just been thinking about all of it lately. . and i think we’re experiencing the darkest just before the coming dawn. . tragic things ARE happening everywhere.  … [Read more…]

to you

our lives are like ripples in water. we touch everyone we meet. in one way or another. . that first little drop is so important. . it always was and it always will be the most important job you’ll ever have. . happy mothers day! . to all of those who hold now or held then … [Read more…]

an expensive day?

this post was originally from 2012. but since it’s that time of year again . . .  have washed its face and refreshed all the lost images due to the recent hacker on my peanut here. . it’s a fun post. and if you’re planning a big day or know of someone who is . … [Read more…]