Yesterday during outside morning recess, "the bully" went into action, sitting on the legs, then back and then neck of a much smaller child. I was not very happy at all. In fact, all that I had learned about using encouraging words was forgott... Read more
Pain: Don't ignore it!
Pain in our body is like a light on the dashboard of our car. When the light is on, don't ignore it. Find out why the light went on.
I have had some pain in my hands and arms, originating in my shoulder. I took some hot baths, had my husban... Read more
Sticks and Stones
I am reading the book Choice Words by Peter H Johnston, and just want to leave you with a good rendition of Sticks and Stones:
Sticks and stones my break my bones
But words could never hurt me
And this I knew was surely true
and truth co... Read more
Sparking some encouragement!
Today is a great day to speak words of encouragement to yourself and to others.
Give the world a smile!... Read more
Not the hike we hoped for
Our hike up Sandwich Dome was not meant to be. Part way up. my husband experienced constricted airways and trouble breathing. We turned around after 30 minutes of our hike. We have heard of too many people pushing themselves into a tragedy. ... Read more
Sparking with JOY!
Today is a great day!
I am hiking up Sandwich Dome in NH.
This is a 6-7 hour climb. It is the toughest winter hike that I have attempted.
Yes, I am thrilled! I am ready for the challenge, and Sparking with JOY!!
The gift of a good Gift Card
Some gifts are just better than others. My oldest son has simplified both his life and ours with a gift card that always works for us!
Your birthday and Christmas gifts have been wonderfully predictable! We love eating out at Ol... Read more
Our Deepest Fear
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actuall... Read more
Sweet little girl with the cutest smile
Let's just sit and play awhile.
Winter, spring, summer and fall,
Children and Grands
I remember the day that I went into labor with you. That is the day that my life changed forever. You have brought me so much joy, and taught me so many lessons. You taught your mother well. All I had to do is listen with an open... Read more
Sparking into Action!
Today is the day to take steps in the right direction
For my health,
And my future!
Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today!
... Read more
Speaking to Kids
When I speak to kids, I like to get right down on their level.
I take out enough of my supplies (puppets, posters and the owl skull) to make things intriguing for a child. As they are drawn in to the talk, I read to them from my flip char... Read more
Getting away, even for 2 nights sure can change your perspective. We spent the past 2 nights at the AMC Highland Lodge speaking on owls and safety.
What a great time!
Photos to follow tomorrow!... Read more
”Teach your children well”
Do those words remind you of an old song by the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? I remember long, lazy summer days listening to those words on the radio while in my teens.
Lit... Read more
Snowflakes are one of God’s most fragile creations, but just look at what they can do when they stick together. Snowflakes are amazing because they are unbiased. None of the... Read more
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