Category Archives: Life 101
Life 101 – Holiday Decorating
My first memory of Christmas is of electric lights–electric being the key word. I was three years old, tinkering with the lights beneath the bottom branches of a scrawny fir in my grandmother’s living room. In rural South Carolina, trees … Continue reading
Back to School – Keep Dreaming
At the end of summer each year, I’d already have my first day of school outfit planned out. It was always the most exciting and eye-grabbing ensemble I could put together (or dare wear in South Carolina) because I always … Continue reading
Finding some LOVE
We’re being bombarded with bad news, and it’s apparently getting to us. How do we make ourselves feel better? Find things that make us laugh like these 100 funny pictures. Seek out stories that show humanity at its best. Did … Continue reading
It’s Fall Y’all!
I’ve heard it said that fall is like a second spring in which each leaf is a flower. As a child, my grandparents would take me to the Blue Ridge Mountains to catch a peek at nature’s calico quilt. It’s … Continue reading
Spread Love and Kindness USA
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. My #Life101 Advice: You will never regret being kind. Start by trying to make one person’s day better. Just … Continue reading
Garage Sale – Treasure Hunting!
As I’ve said, “There’s treasure in them thar hills!” Perhaps this summer you’ll join me on the hunt? Did you hear about the family that sold a 1,000-year-old Chinese bowl they bought for a few bucks at a NY garage … Continue reading
Dog Days of Summer
These are crazy times we’re living in. With all the chaos in the world, my goal this summer is to find things that bring joy to the world. Joy isn’t in the things we have, but in the things we … Continue reading
Here comes summer! Find FUN!
Fun is not a four-letter word. But for a reason unknown to all but circus clowns and roller coaster designers, adults graduate from childhood and somehow forget everything we know about having fun. Let this serve as a reminder for … Continue reading