What? How cruel! Thank you! #HurricaneFlorence #Whispersinmyheart ~Julie … [Read more...]
Week 28 – A life worth living is a life worth recording: 5 bullet points
Memorable: #HurricaneFlorence: Our beautiful state of North Carolina, (NC) was hit my #HurricaneFlorence . My daughter and her young family had to evacuate the her home in New Bern, NC. My son and his family remained safe in Charlotte, and I remained safe! Thankful for our safety and blessings Video here Book to note: "A Slight Edge" by Jeff Olson - read more here Quote: My favorite notable quote/video from my Mum's friend, 87, on facebook , "I wish you … [Read more...]
Week 27 – Favorite things from this week!
Favorite things from this week: 1) Photos: How to take better photos on my iphone X, learned at my local AppleStore 2) Video: Glad he is back - teaching about mid-terms and the importance about voting 3) Person: Naomi Oskaka - 2018 US Open Tennis - winner, humble and kind! 4) Book: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty 5) Quote: 7 words only Favorite hashtag, always #whispersinmyheart ~Julie … [Read more...]
Week 26 – Minimalism: Live a meaningful life
Not sure why this happened today? I received a podcast in my email from the Dave Ramsey team. It was an interview: Dave interviewing two guys, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus about their book and documentary on Minmalism: Live a Meaningful Life, (documentary on Netflix). So, I bought the Kool-Aid and immediately had to watch their documentary. It reminded me of so many teachings about decluttering, living simply, within your means, do not keep up with the Jones' … [Read more...]
Week 25, 2018 – Vacation, England
After spending a week in England (my country of birth) I always come back to the USA (my country of residence) with mixed emotions or a bit uncertain and wobbly as to where I call home. As always meaningful memories were made and revisited. Every day was filled with fun, from walks across the beautiful warwickshire countryside fields, nodding to the sheep and cows, to visiting pub restaurants for lunch, farm shops and grocery shops, with the finale attending a beautiful Randle … [Read more...]
Week 24, 2018 – The Winkles, Mum and Auntie Maureen!
I remember in 2016 I took this picture of my mum and my Auntie Maureen in England, thinking how strong they have both been during their era! (I wont get into details yet.) My mum was born a Winkle and my Aunt Maureen became a Winkle by marrying my Uncle Brian, my mum's youngest brother. These are two woman who have ovecome so, so much; I remember saying to my Auntie Maureen I would write a book about the Winkles' one day and she said it would be a Best Seller! It … [Read more...]
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