Category Archives: T’s Treasured Thoughts

Adventures in Relocating: Ten Things I Will Miss About New England

We’re a family who has moved more times than you can count on two hands.  It’s certainly been an adventure these last 21 years and this next chapter is about to begin.  I’m sitting here, currently without a home, finding myself pondering the things I am actually going to miss about living in New England.  I was surprised to find a larger number than I expected. Continue reading Adventures in Relocating: Ten Things I Will Miss About New England

Adventures in Relocating: Chapter Two – Let’s Try This Again!

Many of you followed our adventure last year as we prepared ourselves for a move to Atlanta that actually never happened.   Now, we have been offered another job-related move.   The question is – what makes this opportunity better than the last?  Continue reading Adventures in Relocating: Chapter Two – Let’s Try This Again!

Mother’s Day: When Flowers and Brunch are Tainted With Heartache

It was difficult for me to write this before Mother’s Day and to get it out for everyone to read.  Then I thought about how depressing it could be to read something like what I’m about to share on Mother’s Day itself.  I came to the conclusion that waiting until late afternoon on Mother’s Day to begin “penning” my thoughts was the best option, with the hope of posting the day after.  Continue reading Mother’s Day: When Flowers and Brunch are Tainted With Heartache

One Man’s Journey to the Savanna: An Interview with a Member of Disney’s The Lion King Cast

We make friends in our youth, sometimes not knowing what will become of each other once the tassel has been flipped and the cap has been thrown into the air.  Then, years later, the opportunity to snag a long overdue hug arises.  Two friends find themselves thrown back into the past for a brief moment before gaining a new sense of pride and perspective for what the other has gone through over the years.  Continue reading One Man’s Journey to the Savanna: An Interview with a Member of Disney’s The Lion King Cast

No snacks, no treats, no candy ~ Oh, MY! Valentine’s Day in the Classroom

It’s no secret that, when most of us reading this post were younger, we celebrated Valentine’s Day by sending each other paper valentines and shared parties at school filled with candy, chocolate and cupcakes.  Fast forward to today’s celebrations and we have a conundrum facing our schools as so many children are struggling with food allergies and other health conditions negatively affected by these kinds of edible gifts.  Valentine’s Day, among so many other holidays, has had to shift its focus a bit in the classroom, but the question remains, “Can it be done successfully?”  I say, yes! Continue reading No snacks, no treats, no candy ~ Oh, MY! Valentine’s Day in the Classroom