Month: May 2020

Rona Musings Gratitude Day Four

I am grateful for friends — of all shapes, sizes, sexes, and skin coverings. I love hearing different perspectives that prove my belief that regardless of our outside appearance, we are all human beings. Human beings who love, cry, grieve, feel emotions, and most importantly, support each other. I have something to say about what has gone on in the USA in the last … Read More Rona Musings Gratitude Day Four

Rona Musings Gratitude Day Three

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Today I am grateful for the ability to be grateful My love taught me many things to live in the moment he brought me out … Read More Rona Musings Gratitude Day Three

Rona Musings Happy Heart

The rain stopped in time to witness a most spectacular, breathtaking sunset this evening. My heart was happy for a moment. XO Lisa

Rona Musings Pounding Rocks

My friend Lorie Yuhas is a wordsmith. She pounds rocks. Literally and figuratively. Let me tell you… it takes a special person to see beauty in some rocks. These are pieces… throwaways, if you will. Some can see it because they take the time and effort to look very close for the inclusions, scars, gems that sparkle when most of the time it is … Read More Rona Musings Pounding Rocks

Rona Musings Gratitude Day Two

“The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” ― Thornton Wilder This is the second in my Gratitude series. Click for Gratitude Day One. Today I am grateful for one-of-a-kind, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime LOVE. The first time I met my Love was 30 October 2005. At Baker’s Square. Late in the evening. I was dead tired after a day with my mom and … Read More Rona Musings Gratitude Day Two

Rona Musings Gratitude Day One

Instead of anxiety, I choose gratitude Instead of trepidation, thankfulness In yesterday’s blog post Life — Period. II I mentioned the one-year anniversary of my Love’s death was 30 days away. The anxiety about the date started weeks ago. I am determined to perform a conscious action each day to quell the apprehension that is steadily building. I will not allow dread to drive … Read More Rona Musings Gratitude Day One

Life — Period. II

“Sometimes a single life will clearly and effectively illustrate a period.” — Theodore Dreiser 26 June 2019 One year anniversary in 30 days on the Gregorian calendar. Yahrzeit candle lighting in 18 days on the Hebrew calendar. My Love lived 24,558 days. We were together 20% of his life and 23% of mine. 4987 days. I will leave it to others who knew my … Read More Life — Period. II