Keeping it simple

Hello dear readers! Just checking in and keeping in touch. Wanted to share how 50 is going after my last post a few months back. Soooo, it’s not bad!! It’s all about embracing and accepting and making the best of things and staying positive and being open. Especially to myself, to what makes me happy, … More Keeping it simple

On Turning 50

Time keeps on ticking, ticking, ticking into the future… Here I am about to plunge into a new decade and this one is causing me some angst. No problems with hitting the previous milestones of 20, 30, 40. But this 50 thing, I’m not embracing. And believe me I know 50 isn’t what it used … More On Turning 50

Still Here

Yeah I’m still here. My loved ones are still here. The virus is still here. It doesn’t even need a name, we all know what I mean. Who would’ve ever foreseen the ways our reality has been warped and sadly, for some of us, been forever altered. And it’s still not behind us. Here in … More Still Here

Holding on

What day is it? This Day, That Day, The Other Day, The Next Day…it’s another Quarantine Day. For all of us, whether we’re confined to our homes or still going out into the world for essential work, it’s a surreal experience like none we’ve ever had before or imagined. We all have our challenges with … More Holding on

Life Interrupted

So here I am again. It’s been a while. Last year I began volunteering at a new local outreach that helps those in need of assistance as they transition out of homelessness or struggle financially. The outreach efforts are primarily funded by the proceeds of its thrift store. The outreach’s mission to serve those in … More Life Interrupted

A Star is Reborn

Or at least the Star Barn anyway. This particular barn really is quite something. Built in 1877 in the Gothic Revival style, it was first used as the main barn for a horse-breeding farm. Over a century later it stood empty and decaying, despite its listing on the National Register of Historic Places, with the … More A Star is Reborn