Monthly Archives: November 2011

Selfless giving

This morning at work I received an email about a conference that took place in New York City back in October.  The body of the message contained a small paragraph of authentic wisdom that made me beam.  The passage read, … Continue reading

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Merry muffin

Back in January of this year, I started a weekly recipe/cooking blog.  I was bored with my standard ‘go-to’ meals, and wanted some variety and newness in my diet.  So once a week for the past 11 months, I have … Continue reading

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Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is a natural time for many Americans to pause, and reflect on all of the things they have in their lives to ‘smile about’ (i.e., be grateful for).  As I sit in my in-laws home, surrounded by family … Continue reading

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Stationary silliness

This morning my sweetie and I went shopping for a birthday card for his mom. (Birthday gal [and family members who want a surprise], please don’t read further until after the big gift opening later this week. Thanks.) :) For … Continue reading

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Perfect timing

A month or two ago one of my blogging friends commented about the children’s book Frederick by Leo Lionni.  I had never heard of the book; upon learning this, my friend urged me to get it and read it tout … Continue reading

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Hello, marketing department?

As I was out and about today, I pulled up to an intersection.  Stopped to my right was a truck for an ‘inflatables’ company.  (For anyone who may be unfamiliar, an ‘inflatable’ is a big plastic plaything that is filled … Continue reading

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Influence

This past weekend, I received a brief note from one of my out-of-town friends.  It read, “Do you see the smile?” and linked to this image: Indeed, I did see the smile!   I responded, “I absolutely do!” – and then … Continue reading

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