The Chocolate House

Making time for yourself is not always easy. Sometimes it takes a shift in thinking. When I was a kid, walking the dog was a chore rather than a coveted opportunity. Today...now...in "grown-up" world, walking the dogs provides an hour of reflective, uninterrupted time. I leave my phone at home, I take time to look… Continue reading The Chocolate House

Silver Linings and Soul-Stirring Soup

Although there are certainly well-founded reasons for disliking the year 2020, I am growing weary of the clichés. Like it or not, everyone has been affected by the pandemic on some level, and there's no question that it sucks. For some people, those effects are far-reaching and deeply embedded. My heart goes out to those… Continue reading Silver Linings and Soul-Stirring Soup