The Christmas When Everything Closed

imageSomeimes it’s fun to see a news article or blog post that remind you of a fun experience in your past.  That was the case a couple of days ago when one of my favorite blogs, Today I Found Out, did a piece about Denny’s diners closing for Christmas in 1988.  That event played a big part in the first Christmas that Cee and I spent together.  And that’s where the story begins… Continue reading

Nurturing Thursdays


Becca at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea has dedicated Thursday to be a day of nurturing.  She says:

In an effort to eliminate labeling ourselves as “good” or “bad”, and clearly accept ourselves with an open heart … to treat ourselves with the same kindness, caring, and compassion we would show to a good friend … I would like to incorporate more self-compassion and self-kindness in my life.

I love this idea and have decided to add myself to her list of frequent contributors.  I’ll blog about it here, and journal about it every Thursday.

I hope you enjoy today’s inspirational quote and think that it makes a good journaling prompt, too.