The Positivity Broker…

I made a quick stop at the Dollar Tree after work this evening to pick up a few items.  There were an awful lot of folks at the Dollar Tree.  Apparently, it was the happening place to be.  I tried to get in and out quickly, but the aisle congestion made it somewhat challenging to…
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Yoshi’s Daddy Gear…

One of my students, Yoshi,  just became a dad for the first time a week ago.  He visited me in my office today and it was clear that joy was exuding from every pore in his body. I don’t ever recall seeing him that happy and content. Yoshi’s son Emmett is an adorable cherub, as…
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Fundamentally Female!

B-Dubya is always gifting me something.  She sent me home with a whole bag of goodies for me and the girls when Mike and I visited Fertile last weekend.  She also told me she would be mailing me a book from renowned Fertile author Renee Rongen.  The book – Fundamentally Female – arrived today. OMG! …
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The Season Of Dirty Fingernails – Garden Therapy 2013.

I have concluded that my mental health is greatly improved by a day out in the garden.  Yesterday was my first real concentrated effort in garden therapy and in the few short hours I invested I was reminded of the immense gratification and stress relief I get out of planting and nurturing plants and flowers. …
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My Garden Companions Have Returned…

I have been uplifted by three straight days of robin sightings.  The robins are back in the area my friends.  I have seen a pair of them frequenting my deck. I wonder if they are the babies from last year that the mother robin so meticulously watched over.  I wonder if they have come back…
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