“So glad you stopped to say Hello”

How many times have we rushed through the day, not noticing those around us?  It’s so easy for someone to get overlooked in the crowd, missed by all those passing by. Saturday morning I paused at this green bush.  I thought to  myself, “I hope I find some interesting creatures to photograph today”.  I looked…

Tiny Beach Library Discovery

On Coquina Gulfside Park, in Manatee County, Florida, I discovered a Little Free Library.  Such a cute discovery.  I took photos with plans to do more research into this organization at a later time. On the Little Free Library website I found information on how to start a library, purchase materials, donate, and a map…

A single drop…

A single drop, yet its impact can be felt from far away. Recently I watched the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”.  It’s such a “feel good” movie.  How have we impacted those around us?  Whom have we impacted over the years?  Soon after I watched that movie, I had a friend share with me how…

What is your story?

Our interaction with others can be so superficial.  Living in a hot climate I can’t count the number of times I have discussed weather with others.  Many times the first thing we say when we greet someone is, “It’s hot out there!” It does make it easy to casually interact with others and have a…

The Gift of Kindness

Tomorrow is our wedding anniversary, we will celebrate 23 years.  Long enough to know each other very well, feel very comfortable with each other, and perhaps take each other for granted.  We also tend to become self centered and self focused. And we bicker.  That is the best word for it.  Raising our voices, or…