The Coronavirus

Corona means crown. The virus is called corona because under a microscope it appears to have a halo or crown around it. But there is nothing regal about a virus. In fact, a virus is not even a living organism. It can’t think, grow or heal itself. It can replicate...

Remember your hat!

Yesterday I almost left for our walk – without my hat, and it reminded me of a day when I did forget that hat.  Every morning John and I take an hour-long walk. We live in a warm, sunny climate, so we never leave without our sunglasses and our signature hats....

Get up and Grow

I love inspiration quotes and puns and this recent phrase on LinkedIn really stuck with me. Get up and Go conveys this idea of rushing out the door in the morning and apathetically sprinting through your daily tasks, whereas Get up and Grow makes me think about...

Be ready for what tomorrow brings

There was a loud unidentifiable noise last Monday on our morning walk. My husband and I were at a point on the walk where the Sea Grapes obscured our vision of the beach. But up ahead, we could see a small crowd gathering. A paraglider had crashed into the ocean. The...

Count your blessings

The author, Thomas Fuller, once wrote that the darkest hour was just before dawn. Just as the sun sets and rises on each new day, so are we confronted with different ‘nights’ in our lives. Sometimes they’re small. Maybe someone cut us off in traffic when we were...

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