The Need For Rest

This weekend, I was hit with a nasty upper respiratory infection.  The usual–sore throat, cough, nasal congestion, fever, body aches.  I spent most of Saturday and Sunday in bed, trying to recover in time for the start of the week.  But by Sunday evening, I was no better, and unfortunately had to reschedule all of

Straight From The Heart

A new friend and I were recently sitting together, drinking coffee and getting to know one another.  At one point, the topic of my blog came up, and she said to me, “I love your blog…it’s like your words come straight from your heart.”  I thanked her for taking the time to read my posts,

The View from the Top

When I asked my children what this week’s Mindful Monday post should be about, they excitedly shouted, “Las Vegas!”  We just returned today from two quick days in Las Vegas.  This year, for the first time, my daughter asked to take a weekend trip as a family, as opposed to having a birthday party, so