Listed are the posts for June 2011.

Wonderful Me Time

“Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.” – Coco Chanel One of my great soap boxes is self-care.  It is critical that I make time for me since I need time to center and ground myself on a regular basis.  Otherwise, I feel so topsy turvy […]

The cause.

“Abused women aren’t codependent.  It is abusers, not their partners, who create abusive relationships.”  – Lundy Bancroft, author of books “Why Does He Do That?’, “When Dad Hurts Mom” and “The Batterer as Parent” This is one example of the plain spoken, powerful statements Lundy Bancroft uses in his work on addressing the realities of […]

Gettysburg Lessons

“The power of noble deeds is to be preserved and passed on to the future.” – Joshua Chamberlain, Brigadier General, American Civil War The kids and I just returned from a trip with our family to Gettysburg.  My father is a huge Civil War buff and he walked the battlegrounds with us and told stories, […]