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Do you see the beauty or the empty spot?

Do you see the beauty or the empty spot?

It took almost a week, but we finished it.  The puzzle was a 1000 piece cityscape of Manhattan that was difficult.  Our visitors are puzzle people too and we all worked together on this project.  It sat on the counter in the kitchen as a focal...... Read More

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

The beaches here in Ireland are unbelievable.  The sand is soft, the scenery is breathtaking and the water is clear and sparkling.  When the sun shines, that is.  We have friends visiting with us right now and Tuesday was the day to spend at the...... Read More

What I want to be when I grow up.

What I want to be when I grow up.

This week we attended our grandson’s graduation from Pre-School.  Everyone in his class is moving on to kindergarten.  It was a big deal for everyone, the kids, the parents, family members, and the teachers.  The best part for me was when...... Read More

Try saying “oh well.”

Try saying “oh well.”

Nick is constantly my teacher.  I want to share another valuable lesson he has taught me. Years ago, we noticed that whenever something bad had happened, Nick would say, “Oh well.”  It might be when the stack he was creating fell over, or even...... Read More

Would you be star struck?

Would you be star struck?

If you had the chance to meet and talk to a TV celebrity that you admired, what would you do?  Could you look them in the eye?  Would you say anything?  What would happen? Nick has always admired a local news reporter, Dan Lewis.  Nick got a...... Read More

Miracles happen every day!

Miracles happen every day!

We had a great time at the Maui Bubba Gump Shrimp restaurant.  This picture is of a well-worn sign hanging in the small reception area of the restaurant.  It reminded me to look for miracles. The first miracle was that, in a restaurant with many...... Read More

Sometimes I ask, is it worth it?

Sometimes I ask, is it worth it?

As a consequence of his Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, Nick’s mobility has decreased over time and he has experienced regression of many skills that he worked hard to master.  So of course, because of this regression, his personal care needs have...... Read More

My own room with a view!

My own room with a view!

I was reminded today that a movie I had seen years ago was filmed in Florence.  The movie titled “A Room With a View” was released in 1985.  I saw it a year or so later on TV.  At that time in my life, I was working with my father to...... Read More

Inspired by the Great Masters.

Inspired by the Great Masters.

Images representing the statue created by Michelangelo and unveiled in 1504, are everywhere in Florence.  You can purchase small statues, pictures, postcards, even aprons and potholders.  There have been many great artists, architects and...... Read More

Today was a good day!

Today was a good day!

I really enjoy spending time with the attendees at the MIRCI Conferences.  They are women from all over the globe who come together once a year for three days to discuss current issues surrounding women, feminism and motherhood.  It is inspiring...... Read More

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