Category: Other Thoughts

Life in Watercolor

This post was written in May 2016 I have had the opportunity to take another beginner’s Watercolor Painting class. The picture I created was inspired by the Sleeping Bear Dunes which are along the coast of Lake Michigan along the western side of the state of Michigan. The […]

Persistence

You may have noticed I have had a flower theme lately. It’s such a lovely time of year with colorful blossoms everywhere. Flowers remind me of the things that we can count on in life. The beautiful things that return time after time. Just like God’s love. They […]

Expectation

When we decide that something has to be a certain way we create suffering and disappointment. When we have rigid views of how things should be, what others should do, and what outcomes should be, our thinking is unyielding and we often create unhappiness for ourselves. Instead of finding […]

Time Flies!

Time certainly flies when you’re keeping busy. Summer was fantastic here in Michigan. The weather was warm and sunny, I was able to spend a lot of time around great people and wonderful horses at a local equestrian farm, and my gardens happily grew and are now providing […]

CHICAGO

I love visiting Chicago. I tend to prefer the country, but if I had to pick a large city to live in, Chicago would be it. The public transportation, friendly people, and the immense number of opportunities in this city are the things that attract me the most. […]