Blessings Come From All Directions

A while back, Mary Loging wrote a guest blog for me titled  ‘Are You Blocking Your Blessings‘. She gave some really great insight into how we can open up an unblocked channel in order to receive abundant blessings. She also shared some quotes from some friends about how they regard blessings. One of those quotes … Continue reading

Re-discovering My Zen

Recently, I was helping a dear friend organize after a move to a much smaller home. Before the move, she had a hugely successful yard sale, followed by a massive donation to a local charity. (side note:  she was giving away some really COOL stuff like this Buddha who is now living serenely in my … Continue reading

Cowpoke and His White Hat

(disclaimer/warning: I’m gonna gush about my guy, and I’m not gonna apologize for it!) Here’s the thing…my man wears a white hat. Just look at this great picture from our wedding last year. Not just any guy could pull this look off, but Cowpoke does it perfectly. I love it when Cowpoke wears his white … Continue reading


All I can say is WOW! I am sooo appreciative to Mary Loging of Mary Loging Designs for filling in for me the last two weeks. Her blogging style is awesome, and both blog posts were so thought-provoking. And the really cool thing???? She’s gonna be starting her own blog soon and ya’ll will not … Continue reading

Something’s Burning

Something’s Burning Several weeks ago, while browsing in The Iron Gate , one of my favorite shops in Franklin, TN., I paused at a lovely display of Lafco candles which apparently made Oprah’s Favorites 2010 list .  Well, you know I just had to stop and sniff around a bit. Each of their House and Home candles … Continue reading

Are You Blocking Your Blessings? by Mary Loging

Whether we are speeding or just ambling along life’s path, we are going to hit some bumps in the road. Fortunately, life’s journey is liberally sprinkled with blessings which help ease the impact of these bumps. Why is it then that some of us persist in placing boulders directly in our own pathway, obstructing the … Continue reading

Adventure is in the wind

Yup! I smell it, I feel it…it’s coming! Adventure! Tomorrow, Cowpoke and I are headin’ to the wild west…all the way to Albuquerque. Oh, well, really farther than that. We will pick up a Harley rental in the Duke City and then head even farther west. Over a nine day period, we’ll be touring the … Continue reading

Sistahs Who Inspire

You know one of the cool things about writing my own blog? I can write about any topic I want! And today I want to write about some of the women who inspire me…my personal Sheroes; these are legendary women who I know personally and who inspire me to be a better woman. I am … Continue reading


Good Saturday Morning! I have neglected my writing for a couple of weeks, and as a result, I have all sorts of things I want to share. So, I am making this a potluck blog…a little bit of this and a little bit of that… However, all the photos I had hoped to upload aren’t … Continue reading