Category Archives: Just for Fun

Image: Penguinrandomhouse.com   Suffering is inevitable but how we respond to that suffering is our choice. Not even oppression or occupation can take away this freedom to choose our response. ~Dalai Lama Give yourself the best gift today and read … Continue reading

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Wheniscalendars.com President’s Day Trivia A few more nuggets of fun trivia on this national holiday. If you have the day off, I hope that you enjoy it immensely! Heck, even if you don’t have the day off, I hope that … Continue reading

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  Image: townandcountrymagazine.com If ever there were motivation to write & receive snail-mail! The @oscardelarenta #usps #stamps are magical for this girl! Thank you to the @uspostalservice for commemorating #oscardelarenta ‘s legacy. #mail #oldschool #joy #beautiful  

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  Image: marthamoments.blogspot.com   I L.O.V.E. this D.I.Y. candy bowl from the book Candy Aisle Crafts by Jodi Levine. Aren’t these bowls such sweet little things to put your holiday candy or chocolates in? TO MAKE:  Heat oven to 275 … Continue reading

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Santa Claus

  Image: Theadvocates.org We know him as a chubby guy from the North Pole. But the real Saint Nick was a slim Mediterranean. YUP! I have been so curious about how Santa evolved and found the most interesting information on … Continue reading

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Motivationaltattoos.com Sometimes the biggest pick-me-ups come in the smallest packages.  Motivational tattoos are temporary faux ink in the shape of bandages featuring encouraging words and phrases-including I CAN and I WILL and STRENGTH – to boost you up when you’re … Continue reading

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Image: Butyoudontlooksick.com As many of you may recall, I was the patient for whom everything that could go wrong seemingly did. My, oh my. From my colitis (i.e., spewing from both ends) to extraordinary pain because someone forgot to give me … Continue reading

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Image: Aso.org.au Did you know that today is World Smile Day? Celebrate the iconic symbol of happiness created by artist Henry Ball and help encourage acts of kindness.

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The Witches

  Image:  Vogue.com Have I got a great book for you to read around Halloween. The book, The Witches, is a great exploration of the Salem witch trials. I found it to be so diabolically entertaining. It takes place in … Continue reading

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  Image:wbur.org It’s a whole new world for Owen Suskind. He was diagnosed with autism at age 3, and barely communicated until his parents learned they could speak to Owen using dialogue from Disney movies. The family’s journey is captured … Continue reading

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