A few weeks back I sent an email to a dear friend. I needed words of encouragement and advice. I was struggling to find my voice in the sea of bloggers. I don’t know if you have noticed, but this is the trending topic and it’s only getting more and more popular in my small town community. From makeup to…

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Maybe it’s the routine of getting back to school, or maybe it’s the effect of the Fall like weather approaching us, or maybe it’s just me feeling like my chin and butt, are starting to eat the rest of my body, but I’m determined to start working on myself! So I’m starting with yoga! However, there has been a lot…

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I grew up laughing, joking, and giggling on most days with my parents. Life was good. Fast forward 32 years later …. Every morning I wake up, fix the cup of coffee, pour in the cream, and add the sugar. This is about the extent I care to “adult” now a day. You see, I didn’t realize how badly I…

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Sacred heart Retreat House and Visitation Monastery began in 1832 when Bishop Michael Portier invited five Visitation Sisters from Georgetown, D.C. to pioneer the formation of a convent and school for girls. Twenty-seven acres of land was deeded to them, along with a five-room cottage known as the de Angelis house. By 1834, the number of students made it necessary…

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Three best friends, a full tank, Fleetwood Mac on the play list, Monastery bound, and rainy summer day setting behind us. That is exactly how this little trip to CTCA began. However, the trip left us seeing more cancer on the CT scan and coming back for more chemo infusions. BUT. It’s going to be ok. I feel a huge…

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