Give Yourself a Gold Star
You Deserve a Gold Star!

Give Yourself a Gold Star

I tend to be a joy-seeker. I like to read inspiring stories. I write about fun stuff. I enjoy inspiring quotes. Over the holidays I received two of the most…

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World Kindness Day
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

World Kindness Day

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain It may fall on Friday the 13th this year but there's no reason…

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A Collection of Happy

Rough patches. You know: a landslide of discouraging events that just bring you down and it all seems to happen at once. Illness, injury, frustration, stress, exhaustion... I doubt that few people…

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The Great Chicken Debate

The moment my daughter spotted the crate full of fuzzy little chicks peeping happily at the local hardware store, she was smitten. Every year near Easter, the peeps appeared. And…

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#snOMG
Reaction to #Snowpocalypse

#snOMG

This week something unusual happened here in Raleigh, NC: a full-blown snowstorm. Normally in our region, we get a bit of snow and ice, schools will close, businesses will be…

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Wonder and Joy

Today I had the ultimate pleasure of helping out at a food drive hosted by a local television station. The ABC11 "Heart of Carolina" campaign has been held for over…

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Jingle All The Way
Jingle All The Way

Jingle All The Way

For about 10 months out of the year, I can't even bear to think of the holiday season.  The long list of things to do, the frantic shopping, the pressure…

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