Valentine’s Day…hate it or love it?

Today’s Valentine’s Day, “El día del Amor y la Amistad” (Day of Love and Friendship in many Hispanic countries), and as I scrolled through my Facebook newsfeed I found two opinions of this day.  Some folks expressed love of this day and others expressed hatred. The ones who hate this day spoke of feeling alone … Continue reading

Let Your Light Shine

“There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”                                                                       ~Edith Wharton   … Continue reading

Thought I missed Christmas

Last night I sat in our living room admiring the beauty of the twinkle lights and the bright star shining atop our Christmas tree.  I was reflecting on how Christmas Eve & Day did not “feel” like Christmas at all this year and I realized, “tomorrow is Día de los Reyes (Three Kings Day in English)” and … Continue reading

Attitude of Gratitude

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post.  Quite a while actually!  I sit down and journal from time to time, but life gets so busy that there’s just no time for editing my thoughts to be able to “comfortably” put them out there for others to see.  Today is different though.  I … Continue reading

Count Your Blessings

Typically, when one has a birthday coming up there is a sense of excitement (unless you’re not too happy about the extra wrinkles).  One looks forward to celebrating for a week, or two, or maybe even an entire month!  That’s what my husband tries to do.  He calls it his “birth month.”  He’s quite a … Continue reading