Category: Celebrate Life

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Neil Archbold on Nuddge Mental Health Services

Hi Grace Thanks for the offer to include Nuddge on your blog. Most information is on the website but to add:  – We started Nuddge as everyone in the team has had direct or family experience of depression or anxiety  – We are all seasoned health and tech professionals  -We feel social media doesn’t offer the best solution currently. Too much vanity, too much one upmanship … Read More Neil Archbold on Nuddge Mental Health Services

Triple Shot Thursday *Can’t Stop the Feeling*

This week has been the best in ages, I’ve made new friends thru lengthy conversations. Identified new blogs to follow and received comments from people I haven’t talk to in a long time. You have made me so happy this week, my heart is filled with joy. Let’s see if the music choices can match the joy in my heart. A special treat from … Read More Triple Shot Thursday *Can’t Stop the Feeling*

How to raise successful kids without overparenting — ideas.ted.com

Moms and dads often feel like they can’t win. If they pay too much attention to their kids, they’re helicopter parents; too little, and they’re absentee parents. What’s the happy medium that will result in truly happy, self-sufficient kids? Here are five tips. 1. Give your kids things they can own and control. “Enlist the… via How to raise successful kids without overparenting — ideas.ted.com

Celebrate with Me, Yesterday I…..

Most know I have Chronic Lyme Diseases, ill for several years and still house bound. I didn’t realize until recently I had developed Agoraphobia created an additional challenge getting behind the wheel. Lyme Diseases left me with early onset of Dementia, my balance is not the best and remembering is my biggest challenge. I’m taking medicine for Dementia and have seen improvement. I had to overcome … Read More Celebrate with Me, Yesterday I…..

Triple Shot Thursday *Bono, Jagger, The Edge and U2*

Three specials songs for you this week. U2 is one of my favorite bands. Running to Stand Still has special meaning for me. Aren’t we all running to or from something. The band has a sense of humor, enjoys life and The Edge is an excellent photographer. Their friendship dates back to young boys singing in the Church Choir in Ireland. Have an awesome … Read More Triple Shot Thursday *Bono, Jagger, The Edge and U2*

The Asp Wrangler For A Day

The Asp Wrangler For A Day        Summer and searing heat are just ahead, it’s time to introduce you to the Texas Asp. One morning while pruning roses I noticed these furry cream-colored caterpillars. I grabbed my camera and started clicking. Something about them was familiar, I just could not put my finger on it. I had taken photos of critters all … Read More The Asp Wrangler For A Day

Triple Shot Thursday *All We Need Is Love

All we need is LOVE.  M

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Take Control By Shaving Your Head

There are times when Chronic Illness can get the better of you. I had such a week resulting in shaving my hair off. I’m no GI Jane but do have a nice head minus the scars from brain surgery. For the past 13 years I’ve been a caregiver to my grandparents, spent time in Psychic Hospital twice for ECT. Finding an answer to my … Read More Take Control By Shaving Your Head

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Are you tending your internal garden?

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Yale Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re looking to increase your own awareness, join learners around the globe in Dr. Anees Chagpar’s “Introduction to Breast Cancer.” The course caters to a wide audience ranging from medical professionals to those personally affected by the disease. Dr. Chagpar says “by understanding breast cancer better, people can breathe easier and the process may become less … Read More Yale Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Survivors Blog Here Welcomes Alyssa from Fight MS Daily

We’re excited to welcome Alyssa from Fight MS Daily to the Survivors Blog Here team. Diagnosed with MS at age 19, she fights to keep her illness in check, has a full life and she a Southerner. Please stop by to say hello and be sure to follow her journey.  M  

Triple Shot Thursday *When We Stand Together*

I picked a few special tunes this week, my hope is they sooth the soul. Around the world people are having hard times, please know I acknowledge your pain, feel empathy with and for you. We are one. Human.  M

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Love Hard, Love Wide, Love Long

  No matter where life takes you…the place where you stand at any moment is holy ground. Love hard and wide and love long, and you will find the goodness in it. Susan Vreeland  Lisette’s List

Tom Petty RIP

Forever missed, never replaced  

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Why People Of Different Faiths Are Painting Their Houses Of Worship Yellow

TED Talks

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Lesbian Couple Takes Pulpit at Historic Baptist Church

Lesbian Couple Takes Pulpit at Historic Baptist Church Posted on April 13, 2017 by Universal Life Church Monastery A historic Washington D.C. church has taken a gigantic step by appointing its first lesbian couple to partner-lead the congregation. The Calvary Baptist Church will now be led by Sally Sarratt and Maria Swearingen, two women who are bringing an entirely new image to the pulpit. … Read More Lesbian Couple Takes Pulpit at Historic Baptist Church

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Church of England Embraces Transgender Members

Posted on July, 2017 by Universal Life Church Monastery The Church of England has voted to welcome transgender individuals into the church with open arms. By an overwhelming margin, the church’s governing body (known as the General Synod) chose to support transgender inclusion. It was a historic decision for a religious institution that for centuries clung closely to tradition and conservative tenets of the … Read More Church of England Embraces Transgender Members

Triple Shot Thursday: Infamous Blues Brothers

I can always count on the Blues Brothers to make me laugh, cry and keep laughing. For your Thursday enjoyment, time for a healthy mind bending break. M

Triple Shot Thursday *It Takes All Kind Of People*

Sending love, support and prayers to survivors of the hurricanes, we haven’t and will not forget you. Keep believing in the human spirit. Life brings us major challenges which you are now facing. The sunlight of a new day may take time, it will come.  M

Triple Shot Thursday *Great Artist to Jam with*

Enjoy the tune mix up this week. Kathy Perry is so funny in many of her videos, I like this one. She can laugh at herself, she’s cool by me. I am enjoying Harry Stiles voice and sexy boy looks. How did he ever work in a boy band. Shaun Mendes wasn’t on my radar, he can shake it up. You’ll see more of him … Read More Triple Shot Thursday *Great Artist to Jam with*

The Respect Award From Friend Danica Piche

The Respect Award comes to me from Danica Piche at Living The Beautiful Life.   Hugs to you my dear friend. I’m honored.  If you’re not already following her blog, you are missing a slice of the pie. http://www.danicapiche@wordpress.com What is the Respect Award? The Respect Award is given by Rob once a year to acknowledge and show respect to fellow bloggers who, in … Read More The Respect Award From Friend Danica Piche

The Respect Award From Friend Robert Goldstein

The Respect Award comes to me from Robert at Art by Rob Goldstein.  Thank you so much, Robert.  My Blog is Award Free, I accept for the reason of no commitment. This is the second year to receive the award, I’m very grateful. If you’re not already following his blog, please pay him a visit —your world will never be the same. What is … Read More The Respect Award From Friend Robert Goldstein

Triple Shot Thursday * Awesome Mix From Request Line*

  This week is a great compilation from the request line. Each song compliments the other so well. I know you want the DJ to play your song, I spin for you. Come on, make my day. Houston and outlying areas were devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The best way you can help is search the list of organizations assembled by Charity Navigator. It’s a … Read More Triple Shot Thursday * Awesome Mix From Request Line*

Triple Shot Thursday *Great Oldies, Not That Old*

The past two weeks has challenged me. I took several steps backwards with Lyme which has opened the door to the black dog. Music always soothes my soul, I’ve picked some great tunes and dedicated each one. Request lines are but phone is not ringing. I know you want your tunes played! Whisper in my ear, comment section open 24/7. Thank you for stopping … Read More Triple Shot Thursday *Great Oldies, Not That Old*

I’ll Ride My Pony, Today is My Birthday

I planned a nice gallery of photos from different times in life. Planned but it is not happening. In this photo I’m smiling ear to ear galloping around the kitchen on my second birthday. My grandparents bought the pony I dreamed of. I’m overjoyed to have my WordPress friends here, let’s share the day with hugs, best wishes and lots of chocolate and vanilla … Read More I’ll Ride My Pony, Today is My Birthday

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