Good or bad, childhood experiences can set the course for the rest of our lives. But where possible, we should make improvements for our sake and that of our children…hugmamma.
Decluttering our lives of past pain might ensure that we travel light into our tomorrows…hugmamma.
Humbling ourselves or recognizing the humility in others, can bring honor to both in the words of Sunday’s Gospel, as explained in the homily of a priest with a drawl that evinced southern hospitality, not unlike Hawaiian “aloha”…hugmamma.
Patricia Heaton, the harried wife in the new sitcom “the middle,” has been a favorite of mine since she was wife to Ray Romano’s over-sexed, immature, whiny, mama’s boy character. While Ray Barone came off as despicable, I could forgive Archie Bunker his faults. If Edith could love him in spite of his boorishness, then he couldn’t be so bad, especially since he truly thought his views were correct. But my all-time favorite sitcom is “I Love Lucy.” At times my life seems to mirror hers, when I have Lucy “moments.” My antics could have been scripted for her show…hugmamma.
HGTV entices me to consider trading in my U.S “digs” for real estate abroad. But would the exotic life on the Amalfi Coast in Italy provide a safe haven from local law if I found myself on the other side of it? Would U.S. citizenship guarantee me a fair trial thousands of miles from American shores? I wonder what Amanda Knox is thinking, sitting in a jail in Luca, Italy for what remains of her youthful years?…hugmamma.
Big Island Candies offers handmade treats to please all taste buds, so am sharing them with you…hugmamma.
Having a couple of role models in their 90′s and 70′s forge the path on aging gracefully easier for me to go down that road…hugmamma.
’70′s famed paranormalist Uri Geller, new owner of Lamb, Scottish isle, claims ancient Egyptian treasure trove as part of the purchase price. We have yet to see if he’s correct in his assumption…hugmamma.
Touting the benefits of a memory foam mattress and pillow…hugmamma.
“America’s Got Talent” Piers Morgan loves Americans courtesy and can-do mentality. Thinks Brits might take heed…hugmamma.
Father Brian’s homily about discipline wasn’t the ‘Sermon on the Mount,” but it was just as enlightening…hugmamma.
Out and about for the day, enjoying the scenery, eating delicious burgers and cherry pie in a small town diner, buying some trinkets in a charming gift shop, and a car filled with antiques was fun with my husband along…hugmamma.
Hawaiian garbage looking for a place to rest, might portend of Western civilization “pulling the plug” on itself…hugmamma.
Creative passion is more than possible in older age, it’s sheer genius…hugmamma.
Turkish government with Islamic leanings, allows Christian services in attempt to attract religious visitors as economic boost to the region, and improve relations with neighbors, like Armenia. Their efforts may not be realized because of national backlash, nonetheless the government took a step forward…hugmamma.