Life is beautiful...and full of surprises Dear Friends, It became abundantly clear that my August blog regarding DNA discoveries needed a part two. Key parts of the story were missing (I didn’t want to inundate readers with too much dramatic detail all at once). I'm back to tie up loose ends and share another twist … Continue reading A DNA Story: Part Two with More Surprises!
Dear Friends: I have a fascinating story to share, but I'm going to let my guest writer do the talking here! I am honored that "Matt", a close relative, agreed to tell his story. The names are changed to protect privacy, and identities are blotted out in accompanying photos. When I became estranged from a … Continue reading You Never Know What Life Will Bring: A DNA story
"Sometimes the changes that we don't want are the changes we need to grow." - Anonymous Dear Friends, It was late December and obstinate winter had settled in. Darkness wrapped itself tightly around my being causing me to want to curl up into a cocoon, and not wake up until spring. 😆 That is... until … Continue reading Life is Change; Change is Life
"Who looks outside dreams, who looks within, awakes." - Carl Jung Dear Friends, What's on my mind today? Well, I'm wondering if anyone is tired of learning life lessons? I know I get a little weary when I go through a rough patch and lesson after lesson hurl themselves in front of me. My sister … Continue reading The Inside Passage, Alaska: Lessons Learned