Monthly Archives: June 2012

Yippeeee….I did it…I actually did it! Shifting from “work”…to…. new meaning

~ Wow… it can be kind of amazing when one puts effort into a long term project… and then it’s completed… wow… what an accomplishment! My “accomplishment” happens to involve “retiring” And, like any long term project, one step at … Continue reading

Posted in Appreciation, Courage, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

An Irish Blessing…may the road rise to meet you…

  A wish for all the kids that I’ve taught…and for their moms, dads and families too….

Posted in Gratitude | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

“Time is… suspicious”…those pesky “relative” aspects of time

A few years ago, an 8 year old boy came into my classroom and thoughtfully commented “Time is suspicious” Isn’t that an astute observation? sometimes “time” seems to pass so quickly, other times it drags along Have you ever noticed??? … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Mindufness | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Time to release it…let it go…. shifting from one way….to another

Do you remember the Jim Reeves song… “Please release me, let me go” well, I was humming that song this morning and thinking…. “those words kind of apply to what I’m living these few weeks” retiring from teaching… letting that … Continue reading

Posted in Appreciation, Encouragement, Life | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

Advice and encouragement from the sunflower… “stand tall, back straight, chin up…face the sun!”

Ah ha… this sunflower continues to encourage and inspire me… ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ah ha… a bit of difficulty keeping them in order… back straight… representing strength, keeps popping up where it wants to… that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Sail away from safe harbor… “explore, dream, discover… become”

~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Posted in Inspiration, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments