via Daily Prompt: Cherish There comes a certain age when it is easy to let go of your dreams and to just accept what your life has become by force- the force of nature, the force of time and circumstances. When did it all get washed away? When did you change your mind? Was there a burial after the death of your ambition? No, most likely … Read More Cherish Your Dreams!
It is with a grateful heart that I write this blog. Last year at this time I was just finishing up 30 rounds of radiation for skin cancer and I was weak and weary. For two years I was undergoing transformation after transformation and it was a lot of pain. Leaving a job I had loved, getting a divorce and quite frankly the shifts … Read More My Grateful Heart!
I just want to preface this guest blog written by Katrina who is my middle daughter, by saying a few words about her. She is a super amazing human being. This picture of her taken by John Pitocco Photography is from several years ago in her wedding gown. I couldn’t resist putting it in here since I love it so much! Katrina … Read More My Guest writer, Katrina my daughter, on turning 30!
Tis true, we come into this world naked and screaming, the shock of leaving a warm and rhythmic womb and suddenly being squeezed through a porthole into this world we call our reality, must have been shocking to say the very least. What secrets had we beheld prior to entering this life, we simply cannot remember. The first several years of our life we … Read More To see like a child….
Another day has risen and it falls to me to wake up to greet this morning. I don’t know about you, but finding ways to stay optimistic and upbeat in a world so torn by politics, war, and mayhem, is quite a challenge. For me, I take my breaks from the news, but am drawn back into it so that I have a handle … Read More Lessons from this Sunrise!
The sun will rise each and every day to remind you that each day is brand new and full of infinite potential. As humans I feel we get so caught up on surviving, or just the hustle and bustle of family life, business life, friendships, work, drama etc., that we oftentimes miss the most obvious and powerful fact of living, that is it a … Read More How To Wake Up Your Soul!
I was sitting quietly at my desk in my apartment thinking far too much about things that are beyond my control and wondering what the secret is to balancing life. At the end of the day, you do what can be done in the course of that day. It’s a joke really, you never finish the list and you do things that weren’t on … Read More A Sunset For the Soul
Have you ever just been so proud of your child that you cry? Well that’s me. I have been blessed with three amazing daughters who have become extraordinary women. Today was a day for the books with my oldest, and so it must be bookmarked by this blog! My oldest daughter Courtney is one of the most amazing women I know. She has … Read More My Coco Loco Machine!
Today would have been my brother Barney’s 55th birthday. This picture was the last time I saw him in Cincinnati in the late 90’s. Barney was a photographer, jewelry designer and an actor and he worked other jobs as well landscaping and the restaurant business to name a few. We were the youngest of 5 children, 4 brothers then me. (Ted, Mike, Jeremy) Barney … Read More Ode to Barney Hale Folger
Wow, what a wonderful day Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 was! We took off for The Port of Galilee, which is a quaint little fishing port located in Narragansett, Rhode Island for a little sun and fun, considering it has been so cold to start this year’s spring. It was a whopping 55 degrees, and we, my man and I, were dying to get out. … Read More A day in nature makes me happy!
Shock, disappointments, and circumstances beyond our control, how do we deal with them? When loved ones die, or love dies, or love cannot be found no matter how hard we reach to find it, it is then we must realize that the only hope is to find love within ourselves. Some may reach for a God to heal, and others to other means, but … Read More Practicing Gratitude in the Face of Death