Happy Valentine’s Day!

The Romance of a Flower

Happy Valentine's Day!  I'm very thankful for all of you who read this blog, especially you, Tetiana Aleksina and ashleydhansen 🙂 As a token of my love for all of you, here's a love-related poem I wrote a while back.  I hope it gives you a chuckle! The oddest gift of love today Must be that of a bouquet. … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!


I'm Thankful For... by Beth Wangler The breath in my lungs, The beat of my heart, The warmth of the sun When a new day starts, The cool breeze that blows, Sweet mint tea, The sunset that glows O'er a picnic by the sea, The look of wonder When a struggle is won, Peals of … Continue reading Thankfulness

Don’t Count Sheep

“If you’re worried and you can’t sleep, just count your blessings instead of sheep and you’ll fall asleep counting your blessings” (Bing Crosby, “Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)”). I’m not sure exactly why this song just popped into my head, but I am very glad it did.  I recently realized that I’ve been complaining … Continue reading Don’t Count Sheep

A Thankful Citizen

Despite what the title would lead you to believe, this post will not contain any rejoicing over the outcome of today’s election--nor, hopefully, will it contain any bashing of the president or American citizens.  (Tangent: I have to admit, I love thinking up titles that suggest a meaning opposite of the content which they represent … Continue reading A Thankful Citizen