Tag: Barley

Just Dinner and a Movie

While setting up for this picture, I was thinking about how awkward it can be on a first date. That got me to thinking about one of the worst dates I’ve ever been on in real life. I had signed up for one of…

Settle Down

Hold on, to me as we go As we roll down this unfamiliar road And although this wave (wave) is stringing us along Just know you’re not alone Cause I’m gonna make this place your home Settle down, it’ll all be clear Don’t pay…

Solitude

“There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.” ― Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, Oeuvres complètes en seize volumes…

The Fullness of Life

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend….

Why wait?

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” ― Bob Hope 22769 – Vintage Santa Wood Statue LI: 2 @ Tannenbaum Apple Fall Pine…

Cherish one another, please.

I’ve spent the majority of my adult Christmases alone. This year won’t be very different. It’s not a great feeling and its one I wish no one ever had to feel. It can be absolute hell for some and the darkest of hours for…

Clean Breaks

I’m not sure what it is about the holidays and the new year that pushes people forward…to make hard decisions and stand by them. Perhaps it has more to do with New Year’s…New Year, new me, new resolutions. We all make some sort of…