I seem to have lost my voice.  Not my real voice, my family can attest to the fact I can indeed speak, but I just haven’t had anything to say.

I am not certain what happened.  I think it happened when I took a solo trip out to California in February!  I know!  Four whole months have gone by and I just haven’t had anything to say! Continue reading “Voice”

Showing Up

running shoes

There is something about the winter months in Michigan, which just make me want to hibernate.  I’m not sure if it is the after holiday blues, the short days, the gray skies, the painfully cold weather, the fact my sister died in January, but I just seem to stop showing up in my life.

It kind of seems strange you could not show up in your own life.  I mean, you wake up as yourself, how do you not live your life. Continue reading “Showing Up”


My Inspiration

In an Instagram, social media filled world, it isn’t hard to see the life you want to live displayed on someone else’s feed.  But what does it really mean to be living an inspiring life? Does it really fill you with inspiration?

Does looking through your friend’s feeds inspire you?  Does it make you filled with joy watching them grow and have amazing experiences?  Or does it in some way diminish your life?

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The Cruise Continues

Up Early again on the ship and we are pulling into our second port of the cruise.  Yesterday we were in Aruba.  Let me just say, there is nothing negative I can say about Aruba.  It is just as beautiful as you imagine it would be.  The water is incredibly blue and the beaches are pure white.

I am pretty sure I can see a coming back to spend a whole week on those beaches. May be some of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen.  And I heard there are more incredible beaches on the other side of the island. There just wasn’t enough time to explore the whole island.

The smiles on my kids faces as they saw the shores of Aruba will be ingrained in my mind forever. Continue reading “The Cruise Continues”