Each time I press the publish button, worries about writing the next blog post kicks in. Writing gives me mixed emotions. On rare, very rare, occasions, words seem to flow effortlessly and I am convinced that I was born to write. But a majority of the time, writing gives me muscular back aches and emotional… Continue reading The ups and downs of writing
I never knew sunflowers grew in a bunch like this around a stem. Before realizing this, my eyes mainly gravitated towards the largest, bright bloom. My perspective of these giant blooms was limited. The only sunflowers I've regularly encountered were the single long stems sold at grocery stores or flower shops. Also, my kids and… Continue reading Flower of the Day: Sunflower clusters, October 25, 2018
My friend Dannielle took this photo of her youngest daughter and my kids. Just playing around and posing for pics.
Everyone has an interesting life story to tell. The hard part is finding the time, interest, and opportunity to share it with others. I've learned that when it's awkward to start a conversation, ask about the other person's life. I'm mainly an introvert; but if circumstance calls, I can be an extrovert too (though it… Continue reading Ask people about themselves. I did at a museum and it couldn’t have been better.