St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May you feel joyful and blessed today! As an Irishwoman (well, a one-quarter Irishwoman), St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. There’s something about it that puts a smile on my face and a jolly Irish tune in my heart. On Saturday, Tony and I went to the local…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! May your heart be full of peace and warmth today! We’re enjoying a day with wonderful friends, our precious goddaughters, delicious food, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on TV. Outside there’s a beautiful blanket of fresh Connecticut snow–the first snowy Thanksgiving that I’ve seen in over a decade. My heart is full…

Looking Forward to Thanksgiving

I’m really looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving with our goddaughters and their parents (our dear friends) next week. As I’ve been packing warm clothes and preparing for our week in the Connecticut snow, I’ve been thinking about what I’m most grateful for. I like to think of myself as an optimist, but the truth is,…

Happy Labor Day!

Not all of us have the day off on Labor Day. It’s not as festive as Christmas or as colorful as the Fourth of July. But whether or not you plan on celebrating this week’s national holiday, I hope that you have an enjoyable Labor Day weekend! According the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day…