You Matter To Me.

I often write of friendships. Those relationships I’ve built, curated, nurtured, celebrated, and loved (and lost) over the many years of my life are all a part of who I am today. Who I’ve become, how I’ve grown, and how I view the world. But, the truth is, I wouldn’t be who I am in…

Quote of the Day – Kahlil Gibran on Friendship

I’m a big fan of Mr. Gibran, his words soothed a really rough patch in my life. I still go back and read some of his passages when I need a little extra “oophf.” I’d quote him everyday, but, you’d get bored. 🙂 In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of…

Photo of the Day – Fired Up

I thought I would build on today’s earlier post on Optimism by hoping that I lit a little bit of fire within some of you.

Quote of the Day – Loretta Lynn on Portland, Oregon!

On this day in 1851 – Portland, Oregon, was founded. I was happy to see this in my “on this day” viewer. Surprisingly I had no idea this was the case. So I went off in search of a very Portlandesque quote, as you can imagine, there’s a whole bunch of things that have been…

15 Albums

I saw this as a meme on Facebook and thought it was interesting. Here’s the scoop. You have 15 minutes, if you could only pick 15 albums to listen to on a deserted island, which would you choose. Here are my selections. Photo courtesy of Vince Alongi – used under Creative Commons Licensing. 1. Garbage…

Birthday Music

Every year for my birthday I burn a new CD of songs. This is really scientific, I put a CD in the computer and I ask the computer to shuffle songs from my entire music library to it. This year, this is what is came up with. 1: Bad Romance – Lady Gaga 2: As…