When I am writing I often am absent minded. I put my pants on inside out and was to work before I noticed. The joys of being an author!😬
My first stop in the trip involves horses and carriages, fudge, and the best coffee. There is plenty to see and do on an island only 8.2 miles in diameter. Biking, hiking, and horse back riding to name a few. This time around we also tried the nightlife. This island is small, quaint, and calm. … Continue reading Mackinac Island
For the next 11 days I will be blogging the journey of a bucket list discovery. Welcome and come along while I explore Michigan to Maine and back again.
I sit here in the peaceful darkness of early morning. My sleep is all rearranged from working strange new hours and a mind that is often too busy of woulda, coulda, shoulda. And yet, I am still contentedly at peace. I long to hear the crickets but they are passed their time now as fall … Continue reading Early Morning Musing
I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. If you need the medication again, go ahead and take it—I will love you through that, as well. If you don’t need the medication, I will love you, too. There’s nothing you … Continue reading The Heart of a Nurse
“Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that?” ― John … Continue reading Confession: I am a Nerd
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~ Lao Tzu When I'm up all night full of doubt, I have a choice. I can get up and try again. … Continue reading Up All Night
It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things. ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
Starting a new job is like the next great adventure. The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the expert, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all the possibilities. - Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ~ Robert Orben Just a little humour to start my day.