Archive | April 2012

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Small Things

  It does not take much of anything really to brighten someone’s day; a kind word instead of a criticism, a heartfelt smile instead of judgement.  The gesture may seem nothing at all to us, yet to someone needing just that small light, it could be everything. We never know what people will do with […]

Maggie in a Mood

 “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”  ~~Albert  Einstein. There is this small cheeky piece of me  that has an increasing impulse to very tongue-in-cheek make a post which is actually an advertisement.    I sat on my hands.  I didn’t but what if I did???  […]

Lynn’s Cakes

A friend of mine, untrained and an amateur, takes on commissions to decorate cakes. So if you are in the Dalton, Furness, UK area – Lynn is your girl!!!  Aren’t they glorious??


“You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.”  ~Ralph Marston What is the fuel of this creative and transformative power?  Belief.  Yes – I can do this.  Yes – I will do this. I […]

Openess- and Curiosity

“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. ”  ~Eleanor Roosevelt I think my parents wished many things for me, their first child after a very long wait towards the end of which they began to […]

Easter Snapshots – a Picture speaks a thousand words…


“That sounds like minutiae, … But when we’re dealing in seconds, every little thing like that helps. Every second is important to us.”   -Paul Brooks Today is full of it;  after clearing out the fridge an resorting the pantry, it is time to refill and prepare some small makings to ensure decent, nutritious food is […]