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…

Meeting Bobby Bowden

As I was walking through Barnes and Noble last Friday, I noticed that a book signing was going on. Bobby Bowden, the former football coach of Florida State University, was signing copies of his new book and posing for pictures. I wouldn’t exactly call myself “a football person,” but I went to Florida State for…

Heart on the Ground

Often I’ve found a small, unexpected symbol of encouragement, and it’s brightened my day significantly. I’ve discovered it in various forms: a sunlit pattern in the clouds, a hug, a verse, a comforting breeze, an inspiring line from a song, or a genuine smile. Recently, I noticed this heart on the ground. It reminded me…

Is This Our Street?

Tony and I had a fun day today in St. Marks, Florida. Our adventures included visiting the wildlife refuge, walking along the coast, and trying the local seafood. Just as we began driving away from the town, we came across this street sign. I’m pretty sure that we’ll never live on Mock Street, but we…