Saturday, January 16, 2010

Happy Hearts Day! (a little early)

Happy Hearts Day! Love is in the air & I am starting to smell chocolates! Warner's Chocolate covered strawberries, now we are talking. I am getting a little off topic here, LOL! Here is a taste of a few things I have been working on, ENJOY!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Welcome 2010


Another wonderful year is ahead of us & I am SO excited. I have big plans & hope that you do to! I received a Poem from a wonderful friend that brought me to tears this morning (doesn't take much LOL).

The Poem is called "The Dash" by Linda Ellis.

I read of a man who stood to speak
At a Funeral of a friend
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
from the beginning to the end.

He noted that first came the date of her birth
And spoke of the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
was the DASH between those years.

For that dash represents all the time
that she spent alive on Earth
and now only those who loved her
know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own,
the cars, the house, the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard;
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left
that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
to consider what's true and real
and always try to understand
the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger
and show appreciation more
and love the people in our lives
like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect
and more ofter wear a smile,
Remembering that this special dash
might only last a little while.

So when your eulogy is being read
with your life's actions to rehash
would you be proud of the things they say
about how you spent your dash?

http://lindaellis.typepad.com/my_weblog/2007/11/the-dash.html