50 shades of SILVER

So, I’m doing a thing. I call this thing  my “VALOR HAIR-50 shades SILVER. Yep, I’m embracing the situation of my hair being gray/white and everything in between. It’s a tad tricky since the ends of my hair are blonde and the top of my hair is various (50) shades of silver, gray and white….

Essential Oils for Creativity?

Did you know that essential oils can help foster and ignite your creativity? Because essential oils can evaporate quickly, their molecules are easily inhaled and then used by our brains through our sense of smell. This creates triggers that can profoundly affect our emotions and mood. YAY!! As you begin to use specific oils as a part of…

The Gasp of Cluelessness

I marvel at the poignancy of uncertainty. Have you ever thought you had something “figured out”, categorized, written off into “never question again” territory , only to realize in a “grand-scale-kind-of-way” that you were clueless? You might even gasp upon realization that facts were missing from your analysis? (It’s a beautiful gasp, I might add)…

My Dear Daddy

The blessings of a wonderful daddy are so numerous and they keep unfolding like presents throughout my life. Near Father’s Day as I recount the gift of my dad, I always think of those who have had a father but not a daddy. I think of those mourning that their dad’s time on earth seemed too short….

Health Challenges & Dandelion’s Shadow

Even the dandelion’s shadow is amazing, don’t you think? But it isn’t a substance you can touch or feel, but a visual representation of the real. The shadow causes me to look again at the flower, to see minute details I missed at first glance. Shadows, like feelings can be magical and beautiful,  or sinister and ominous….

The 7 “Wonders of the World” has Rivals

    The 7 wonders of the world has rivals. And I’m not really talking about the “New” 7 wonders. All of them, old and new are majestic, soul-stirring, breathtaking visions, to be sure. But I think the real rivals are nestled amongst the busyness of each day- something just as magical. Dare I say that? Dare…