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



Thankful Thursday: It’s Good to Be Home

  As hard as it was to leave my little grandson and his parents, I am thankful to be back home. It's been taking me a few days to get readjusted to Eastern Standard Time so this will be a... Continue Reading →

Longing for Spring

To view larger images, click on any picture. Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds


I am so excited for my friend Shane who is the guest blogger for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge this week. The theme is Split-Second Story in which we are asked to "tell a story by documenting a moment in... Continue Reading →


I am mesmerized. The pictures I am viewing for this week's different photo challenges are amazing. I am enthralled by the beauty within these images and blown away by the talent of these photographers.  Here are a few examples. Photographs by... Continue Reading →


And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

After the Rain

This is my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring.

Thankful Thursday: Gratitude is a life-saving remedy

I really believe that being thankful for even one thing each day has saved my life from losing hope and turning to despair. Lately my life has had some stressful moments (who's life doesn't?) and my impulse is to want... Continue Reading →


Few people know about the charming Shakespeare Garden located in Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, NJ. The Plainfield Garden Club maintains the Shakespeare Garden which was created in 1927.

Thankful Thursday: Eastertide

There are forty days in the Lenten season but Eastertide (starting with Easter Sunday), consists of fifty days. That means we have fifty days to celebrate Easter! This Thursday, I am thankful for Easter. For Resurrection. For true freedom. For... Continue Reading →

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