Father’s Day

I never really knew my father.  I knew who he was, but I never really knew him.  Without going into specifics, let me just say that unfortunate life events prevented us from communicating. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and a slew of aunts and uncles who I...

I Am

I grew up hearing the stories of the Bible.  One of my favorites was Moses and the burning bush.   As Moses is tending flock for his father-in-law, an angel appears to him in a bush that would not be consumed by fire.   Now this wasn’t something you see...

Tomorrow is Another Day

My very good friend, Becky, and I have a Scarlet O’Hara approach to life.  When we don’t really want to deal with something difficult or hurtful, we shrug our shoulders and proclaim, “I don’t have to think about that today. I’ll think...

I Am Enough

Today I got a tattoo! Let me start from the beginning.  It all began with the royal wedding.  Did I watch?  No, not because I wasn’t drawn into the magic and mystery of royalty or the fairytale of happily ever after, but because I just didn’t want to get...

My 30 Minutes of Activity

I have committed to at least 30 minutes of activity or movement daily.  You’d think as a gym owner, that wouldn’t be a challenge for me, but you’d be wrong.  I sit ALOT!   So today, I pushed back my chair and took a walk.  I went alone.  I needed...

The Thermostat War

Women are from Venus and men are from Mars!  How’s the temperature on those planets?!  I know how the temperature feels at my place – H – O – T!   I turn the thermostat down, hubby turns it up and accuses me of trying to ‘freeze various...