Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. ~ Denis Waitley How can this be possible? Despite all the disruptions in my life with my father-in-law’s radiation treatments, I find myself more grateful than ever. But I am. I... Continue Reading →
Eager for early signs of spring?
Are you one of those people who run out and buy a huge bouquet of tulips in January? I confess I am. I may forget the milk or butter, but those blooms come home with me. Despite the joy that Christmas brings to November and December, I’m usually done with the rain, the clouds and... Continue Reading →
7 Delightful Christmas Traditions
We were standing in a circle, sipping wine at McPherson Theater during intermission. One lady asked if any of us had gone to the Sidney Sparkles Parade (aka Santa Parade) this year. We all shook our heads, mumbling excuses as to why not. She continued, “We always go to the Sidney parade; it’s just tradition... Continue Reading →
Happiness List for December
City sidewalks busy sidewalks. Dressed in holiday style… I’m listening to the song in the background as my hairdresser snips away, styling and primping my hair, perfecting it for the festive season. I ask her innocently if she has plans for the holidays. She answers no. This is the busiest time of the year for... Continue Reading →
A new month, a new list! For those who followed my blogs in October, you read about the list of things I developed to trigger happiness in my daily life. What I didn’t write about in a blog, I posted on Twitter. There was the night I baked apples – Yum! And a splendid Indian... Continue Reading →
Just Pushed Back the Coffee Table and Danced!
I slowly yawned, stretching my arms and my toes as my body woke up. I was relaxed, happy and felt I was living in the lap of luxury in my king bed at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel in Victoria British Columbia. I slipped on a robe and opened the room curtains. I turned on... Continue Reading →