Category Archives: Encouragement

Oh, Cr*p! What’s she up to now?? F.I.N.D. Out!

My Facebook friend, Tanya Trout-Bainbridge was the inspiration for this post. She left a post on FB that said, “When I get old I don’t want people thinking ‘What a sweet little old lady,’ I want ’em saying ‘Oh Cr*p! … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Encouragement, Friends, Friendship, Happiness, Humor, Inspiration, Spiritual Journey, Volunteering | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Be as Noble as You Were Meant to Be!

Occasionally, I re-blog something. I’ve never before shared someone’s entire status update from Facebook. There’s always a first time, and today is that day. My FB friend Craig Murray posted an update that needs to “go viral.” With his permission, … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Encouragement, Hope, Inspiration, Justice, Philosophy, Relationships, Resolutions, Social Issues | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

5 Best Ways to Kick Cancer’s Ass

Often, I’m told that I have “such a good attitude” when it comes to dealing with my ongoing, er, relationship with cancer. Perhaps I do, but I dunno — it’s no different to me than how I deal with most … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Challenge, Chemotherapy, Encouragement, Health, Humor, Love | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

A Versatile Blogger?! Moi?! Why, Thank You!

Several weeks ago, fellow blogger Ann surprised me when she presented me with The Versatile Blogger Award.  I say “surprised” because I haven’t been blogging for long and, even more so, because I’ve viewed some wonderful blogs that bore The … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Blogging, Encouragement, Friendship, Paying it Forward, Versatile Blogger Award | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Captain! There’s an Alien in Seat 47-B!!

For those of you who may have been wondering about the results of having my pets scanned, er, my PET scan two weeks ago, here’s the deal: It’s ba-a-a-a-ck! (The cancer, that is.)  I wanted to inform my family first … Continue reading

Posted in Air Cancer, Cancer, Challenge, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Encouragement, Friendship, Health, Humor, Medical System | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

Love a Writer Day

Have you loved a writer today? Writers usually need to write more than they need food or sex. Writers prefer to be writing as much or more than anything in their lives.  Writers need the feel of the pen or … Continue reading

Posted in Books, E-readers, Encouragement, Kindle, Love, Nook, Reading, Writers, Writing | Tagged , , | 20 Comments


 “We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake. Let us use it before it is too late.” ~~ Author Unknown Starscapes Now gently gliding, they appear before me, rising vast and … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Encouragement, Gratitude, Happiness, Hope, Poetry, Stars | Tagged , , | 4 Comments