May 2011Monthly Archives
I love to listen to my favorite music, sing, dance and enjoy the moment. Music is fun, energizing, relaxing and as calming as we need it to be. We celebrate our faith, remember events from the past , get together with family and friend, and live our emotions through our music. Today I enjoyed listening … Continue Reading
It’s true we can’t control what others think, but we can control what we think. Sometimes we just have to forgive ourselves and move on.
I was planning on staying home all Sunday in my PJ’s to just relax. By 3:00 I was restless and when my Aunt and Uncle called to ask me out to supper I jumped at the opportunity to get out. I found that home alone is not much fun and the walls were starting to … Continue Reading
In June’s free newsletter (A Shared Journey) the focus is on memories. A professional landscaper does an article about keeping your memories alive in the garden with a memory tree or special plant. A widow explains how she took her husband’s old T-Shirts and made a memory blanket from them for her daughter. Her daughter … Continue Reading
I lost an old and treasured friend because I expressed my opinion without thinking of how she would feel. My words hurt her deeply and our lifetime friendship came to an end. It was a hard lesson learned – watch your words because once spoken they can never be recovered. The price of my bad … Continue Reading
What kind of person do you want to be in the future? What additional knowledge and skills do you want to acquire? In what areas would you like to become absolutely excellent? What subjects would you like to master? Now, look at your above answers and think about how you are going to get from … Continue Reading
I want to thank my University student, Jason Brown, for all the work he put into my website. Jason also did my second site www.themaryfrancis.com. Thanks also to Cindy Kohler for supporting both Jason and me during the upgrade. Websites are easy to do in WordPress (its free off the web). Everyone should have one, … Continue Reading
I want to thank Telegraph-Journal for asking me to write an article for their special “Thinking Ahead” insert on Saturday, May 21,2011. With the help of friends and family we can all grieve and heal when we lose a loved one. I’ve been blessed with lots of support and encouragement from people that believe in … Continue Reading
Donnie’s tractor is only 3 years old but all last year I had to boost it every time to get it going. This weekend it didn’t start and I had enough. I went and bought a new battery. It started like a charm and I asked myself why I waited so long. That tractor frustrated … Continue Reading
Friendship Games for people 50+ from June 5th to 10th for only $25.00. Registration deadline is Friday May 27th, 2011. Lots to do and see plus a great opportunity to meet some new friends. Call Helen Bridgeo at 658-2909 for more information.