In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine


21-Day Gratitude Challenge

Thank you for the welcome!

I am grateful to the WordPress community for the welcome I have received since I joined earlier this year. As I have stated in earlier posts, I have been amazed by the diverse community of bloggers who share their gifts... Continue Reading →

Gratitude Day 9

I knew there would come a day during this 21-Day Challenge when I would be too busy to post and yesterday was one of them.  So today, I will post two.  First, this quick one and then later, I will... Continue Reading →

The Four Seasons

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. ~ George Santayana I am grateful for the seasons. Day 8 of the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge

Nature’s Bounty

For you little gardener and lover of trees, I have only a small gift. Here is set G for Galadriel, but it may stand for garden in your tongue. In this box there is earth from my orchard, and such... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Water

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. ~ W. C. Fields We often take water for granted. There are some people who actually dislike the taste of water, but I love... Continue Reading →

Day 4 – Gratitude for my Dad

Today on the 2nd anniversary of my dad's passing, I am grateful for the heroic life he led. He suffered all his life with illness, pain, and horrific WWII memories, but he had an immense sense of humor, a big... Continue Reading →

Gratitude For My Wonder Wagon

Well today I am blending two challenges into one. This is Day 2 of my 21-Day Gratitude Challenge as well as my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit. I drive a Ford 15 passenger van. Daily. Like every day.... Continue Reading →

21 Days of Gratitude

Today I am inspired to take KindSpring's 21-Day Gratitude Challenge. Thanks to Kat at Travel.Garden.Eat for sharing this on her blog. For the next 21 days, I will express my gratitude in words and pictures. I know I have been... Continue Reading →

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