Living Simply

When I was younger as soon as I learned I could pick and choose my own outfits I did. And the combinations I came up with gave me so much joy even though the result often was the ragamuffin look. Probably didn’t help that I would change outfits five or more times a day just …

“Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.” ― Jodi Picoult

The power of words. As this image came up when I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, I felt my heart sink. This- the hurt that you see in the child’s face, the words coming out of the older persons mouth, how powerful, how true— how many times have I done this exact same thing …

“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ― Coco Chanel

"Mom, I'm scared." Zoey told me as she climbed on top of our propane tank in our yard. "Do you want me to hold you?" I asked. "No mom, I'm flying." she replied. This little conversation that passed between us meant the world to me. Here was my daughter- without even knowing, showing me how …