Living the Sweet Life: So much to learn and so little time!

Do you remember looking at the syllabus at the beginning of the year and wondering how you would learn it all? I do. I also remember while in college looking over all of the different sections of classes and wishing that I could just stay and learn it all. Then while in art school, I came across the ultimate...

Let the magic begin . . . here I come 2018!

Living the Sweet Life:  I saw Wonder Woman, and it made me jealous.  Welcome to my new year of Wonderment! Yep, that’s right – 2018 could be yours, too. What I really mean to say is with a little discipline and genuine desire, you can be transformed permanently. The ending of this year is by far better...

Living the Sweet Life: Are you a Bee Keeper or a Bee Helper?

To “bee” or not to “bee” – that is my question.  I am assured that as my faithful readers you guys already know that I have a garden. Many years ago when we first moved into our home, there were large banana spiders weaving gorgeous webs in the trees. There were lots of ladybugs, and most...

Living the Sweet Life:

“It was the best of times . . .in that we have come together to make each other whole. It was the worst of times . . . in that we have seen and lived through such a storm that created devastating loss.” Well my friends, it’s been an ordeal. Never when I went to the Appalacian Mountains as a small...

Two Different, Yet Very Much Alike

I’ve been traveling in my usual haunts, and through the winding roads of the North Carolina mountains, I ran across two houses that once were homes full of warmth and joy to their inhabitants. It’s always weird to me to pass through other people’s spaces since after all, they were not just homes of...

Living the Sweet Life: Needles and Blades!

Have you looked in the mirror lately? That is the question I posed in the cover story with Renew Laser and Skin this month. I know that I personally go years without really paying attention and then bam! I see something that has crept up on me and must be fixed! Sometimes seeing myself on television makes...

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