HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! It's been a long time since I posted here. My dear father-in-law had a painful battle with cancer and passed away. I just didn't have it in me to do anything extra, like blogging. Now I'm back and ready to have fun here.
Ruby and Lily are always ready for some fun, or some TREATS! They also love the snow. I tolerate the snow, but I really miss summer!
Summer is JOY to me!
Since it's not summer I will find joy in each day, and wear a sweater!
Early this past summer, I planted some jumbo zinnias around our birdbath and stuck this garden sign in the earth hopefully. This lovely white butterfly showed up the next day! And I even got a picture of it!
Hope is powerful. If you have it, you can walk through a day that sucks the light right out of you.
Without it you are stuck in darkness.
Now here are Lily and Ruby racing out into the light.
I recently made a goal for myself to only leave happy footprints behind me. When faced with ugliness, it would be satisfying, in a way, to strike back. Of course, the satisfaction wouldn't last very long! How happy can you be if you respond to pettiness in kind? Okay, I'm not perfect, but I am doing my best to gain a reputation of loving kindness.
I have found some unexpected things left behind by others. Here are a few of them...