A New Day, A New Perspective

Tag: Laughter


Stealth Mode

I was in Wal-Mart last night picking up some groceries, when I suddenly spotted the turkeys.  They were there in the freezer just like they are every year, but this year is different.  A cold chill ran up my spine and into my heart as I stared at them.  This is the first Thanksgiving my… Read More ›


Just Being Me

Today I am thankful I am me. Saying I am thankful I am me sounds a bit conceited perhaps, but I am truly thankful that we are each of us wonderfully and individually made.  There’s not a single person that is identical to another person inside and out.  What a great gift to wake up in the morning and… Read More ›

photo by Casey Keal


“I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes,  I tell you yesterday is a wind gone down, a sun dropped in the west.  I tell you there is nothing in the world only an ocean of tomorrows, a sky of tomorrows.” – Carl Sandburg     A lovely insert from Carl Sandburg sounded… Read More ›

Feel the Love

You know your child loves you, when after a hard day at work, and a run in with the sprinkler they say:  “Gee, mom, you look like you had a fight with a wet mop.” Cherry Coley (c)


Quote for June 12th

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Suess


Ever wonder if a fish goes home and brags about the size of the bait it stole?


Lawn Mower Mishaps and Running Dogs

I bought a lawn mower over the weekend, but it was really too wet outside to mow.  So I decided to mow tonight.  The yard wasn’t too bad, because my landlord had been mowing it for me, but his mower died last week so the back yard had not been mowed in a couple of weeks. … Read More ›


Casey’s Comet

A little over a year ago we added a little fuzzball to our family.  My friend was looking to find the somewhat scrawny little thing a home.  We kind of debated on what to name him for a while, but when he runs he is fast and the person he runs after is Casey.  So we… Read More ›


People Watching

I occasionally work on the weekends doing demonstrations and handing out samples at Target.  I started working this job for several reasons: extra money, meeting new people, expanding my horizons by doing something different, and my favorite thing – people watching. Today I was handing out the Lindt Lindor milk chocolate bunny samples.  They were tiny… Read More ›


Smiles and Laughter Have No Age Limit

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