In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine



World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial

Heather Malia Ho and Deanna Lynn Galante shared the same birthday and the same day they lost their lives. Heather Malia Ho, a pastry chef at the Windows on the World Restaurant on the 107th floor of the World Trade... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: A Bright Future

Tonight my fifth daughter (my sixth child) will graduate from high school. She has accomplished so much during her high school career and I am very proud of her. She has a wonderful and bright future to look forward to... Continue Reading →

This Morning I Escaped…

from home for a couple hours. More pictures to come...

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Thankful Thursday – The Gift of Life

Finding myself sick with a wicked cough and stiff back pain, I am slow to post my Thankful Thursday post. Even though I am quite annoyed at how my body feels like it is literally falling apart, I am still... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday – The First Day of Spring!!

I have decided to start a weekly post called “Thankful Thursday”. If you would like to share your version of “Thankful Thursday” (photos or text or both) in the future, you can link your post to my post on Thursdays... Continue Reading →

2014: A New Beginning

While the polar vortex hits most of the US with an Artic blanket of freezing temps, I am thinking of the start of this new year with anticipation filled with warm thoughts of the exciting adventure this year has in... Continue Reading →

The Precious Gift of Life

Last night, my dear friend, Jeanne passed away, after battling cancer. Jeanne never married or had any children. For several years, she was the school secretary at my children's school. The students were "her kids". She made each kid feel... Continue Reading →

The Language of the Soul

Where words fail, music speaks. ― Hans Christian Andersen All my life, I have been surrounded by music. My father especially loved music. I remember his extensive classical music record collection and how he boasted about knowing Van Cliburn, the... Continue Reading →

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