She Played to Win. Period.

“My goal was to be the greatest athlete who ever lived”    ~ Babe Didrikson Zaharias An all but forgotten athletic legend, Mildred Didrikson Zaharias, known as the “The Babe” is said to have been one of the greatest athletes who ever lived.  At a time when women were not viewed as legitimate athletes, Babe dominated […]

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More Roles For Women

“They wanted me to play a Bond girl in Casino Royale,” says Angelina Jolie. “I said, Actually, I’d prefer to play him; I’d rather be Bond.”  Angelina Jolie is  the original Badass.  Remember when she was married to Billy Bob Thornton and wore a necklace with a vile blood? Oh yeah right? We are more […]

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Love in a Book Store

“If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” ~ Toni Morrison 

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Once Upon a Rock

Reading Writing and relaxation. #love #reading #writing

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Clematis

Finicky little flower. The plant wants to be in the sun, however, the roots need to be shaded.

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Once Upon a Chef

Thai crunch salad with peanut dressing. Yummy! Even the men in your life will enjoy it. Dressing 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter. 2T rice vinegar. 2T fresh lime juice. 3T oil. 1T soy sauce. 2T honey. 2T sugar. 2cloves chopped garlic. 1T fresh ginger chopped. 1t salt 1/4 t crushed red pepper and 2T fresh […]

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The Help

It is 2016 and some people still don’t know RIGHT from wrong.  My employer was mad because I picked peas from her garden too early. So she told me to go and sweep the entire house. Seriously!  I’m not joking. So I did. And you know… I was whistling the whole time.

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Quote for the Day

“Life is short. Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably…And never, ever regret anything that made you smile. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the harbor. Catch the trade […]

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Research

Reading Home Town by Tracy Kidder. Checking out what makes him a winner of the Pulitzer prize.

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Courage

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.”      John Wayne

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