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  • May, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    May, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      How is your life’s garden blooming?  Are you feeling hopeful, positive, happy, and alive?  Or, are you working your way out of a challenging situation or relationship and ready to begin to blossom in new directions, but you’re just not quite there yet? When I go through challenges in [Read More!…]

  • April, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    April, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I feel sadness and at the same time a joy in my being during the Holy week of Easter.  I feel the darkness and the light of the week in my soul. As one of the Catholic faith, Easter is my favorite holiday of the year.  Yes, I know [Read More!…]

  • March, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    March, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I love the beauty of the snow, but wow, has it been a brutal winter for most of us or what?  I’m so ready for spring!  It’s a time to come alive again and get outside after being indoors most of the time these past few months! I think [Read More!…]

  • February, 2017 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    February, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      In February, the month of love, most people think of Valentine’s Day and the romantic side of love. I was watching the History channel’s 3 day series Sons of Liberty recently, and it made me think about the love of freedom and liberty in the American DNA. It made [Read More!…]

  • January, 2017 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    January, 2017 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw Are you grateful for what you received in life in 2016, and you wanted to expand upon these blessing in 2017?  [Read More!…]

  • December, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    December, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      December is a month for celebration for most of us.  We feel joy in our hearts with the meaning of the holidays, and we find warmth in being with family, friends, and our community.  Peace on Earth is an action thought.  It is in our hearts and minds this [Read More!…]

  • Perfect Holiday Gifts… Affordable & the Right Size
    Perfect Holiday Gifts… Affordable & the Right Size

      Do you have people on your holiday shopping list who are the hardest to buy a gift for, because they have everything already? Do you have a hard time thinking of anything to get them and end up looking for days or weeks for something they might enjoy or [Read More!…]

  • November, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    November, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I know most people think of what they are grateful for in their lives during the month of November as they celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.  And, it’s wonderful to have gratitude in our hearts during Thanksgiving, and all year long! I’m sure the original pilgrims who celebrated the first [Read More!…]

  • Holiday Feature - Fun Thanksgiving Day Facts & Figures
    Holiday Feature – Fun Thanksgiving Day Facts & Figures

      On the fourth Thursday in November millions of Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends with a traditional feast which includes turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, cranberries, and pumpkin pie. Do you know why we celebrate this official day of thanks? Only about half of the original Pilgrims, Plymouth [Read More!…]

  • October, 2016 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    October, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      Do you consciously think about what seeds you are sowing in life and what is in your life’s harvest from them?  The culmination of decisions you make bring you to where you are in life at any given moment, with few exceptions. In the exception times, it’s not what [Read More!…]

  • A Tribute… Where were You on 9/11 when You Heard the News?
    A Tribute… Where were You on 9/11 when You Heard the News?

      The United States of America being attacked on September 11, 2001, resulting in thousands of innocent Americans dying brought heartbreaking grief to our nation. The events were stunning. The images were shocking. The day was stupefying. The reality was surreal. At the same time, the selflessness, bravery, and strength [Read More!…]

  • September, 2016 – Greetings From the Executive Editor
    September, 2016 – Greetings From the Executive Editor

    Do you feel like you are climbing a mountain right now in your life?  Are you struggling, clinging to the side for dear life, and physically exhausted and emotionally drained? Do you wonder if you can hold on let alone make it to the top, and you’re ready to just [Read More!…]

  • August, 2016 – Greetings From the Executive Editor
    August, 2016 – Greetings From the Executive Editor

      August is that mid-point of year for me when I start thinking about the last days of summer, or as some people call it, “the dog days of summer.”  I start looking for 2-3 day weekend trips to take before summer ends. With the political season in full swing [Read More!…]

  • July, 2016 - Greetings From the Executive Editor
    July, 2016 – Greetings From the Executive Editor

      As an American, I’m always grateful for our Founding Fathers and the incredible courage it took for these men (and women) to stand up to what they saw as oppression. I think this set a course for the identity of the United States and the culture of Americans – [Read More!…]

  • June, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    June, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      My dad passed quickly and unexpectedly when I was in my 20’s.  He was fairly young, and sometimes I still can’t believe he left this life so soon.  I’m sure like you, I always think of my dad on Father’s Day. I had a difficult relationship with my dad [Read More!…]

  • May, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    May, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      April showers bring May flowers as they say.  Are you working your way out of a challenging situation or relationship and ready to begin to blossom in new directions? When I go through challenges in life I often take a moment and remind myself, “Sometimes you have to go [Read More!…]

  • April, 2016 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    April, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I’m all about women looking good and feeling good.  Springtime especially brings this out to me.  I believe spring allows everyone to embrace a blossoming in oneself.  There are lots of things to make you feel good.  And, nothing makes you look good and feel good more than a [Read More!…]

  • March, 2016 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    March, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I think spring is a joyful time full of blooming gardens… and inspiration and ideas. It is a time to come out of hibernation, to bring new energy to life, and to have some fun! I enjoy sitting on my deck with my first cup of morning coffee and [Read More!…]

  • February, 2016 - Greetings from the Executive Editor
    February, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      I have a happy marriage, and I feel lucky about it.  My husband wasn’t the first relationship in my life though.  I had two long relationships before him. The first was with my high school sweetheart, and he was the measure of every man I dated after him.  My [Read More!…]

  • January, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor
    January, 2016 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

      “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw Are you grateful for what you received in life in 2015, and you want to expand upon these blessing in 2016? [Read More!…]