On Being Your Own Rock…

A few years ago, a dear friend of mine had a fabulous “pageant platform” that she was promoting about being your own best self-advocate when it came to your personal physical and mental health.  Her clever slogan was — “If not you, then who?”  Indeed.  I have always followed this logic, no matter what situation…
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On Thoughts And Prayers…

This week, amidst postings about the terrible tragedies that have occurred throughout the country, I have seen two words take some shots of their own. The words? “Thoughts” and “prayers”. When I have gone through difficult times, people often have said to me, “My thoughts and prayers are with you.” To me, those words were…
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On Fighting The Good Fight…

I have always been in awe of people who did the work of heroes:  police officers, fire fighters, military.  Every single time I have witnessed a terrible disaster, whether personally or seeing coverage on television, I always have admired the bravery and selfless attitudes modeled by these men and women who rushed into the face…
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Happy Valentine’s Day From The Blue Grasshopper

Wishing everyone crazy love and light this Valentine’s Day and every day of your beautiful lives! Crazy Little Thing Called L❤️VE by Queen

An Ugly Day Indeed…

An ugly day indeed… Margaret C. Morley, February 11, 2016   Yes, this is most certainly the ugliest of days.  As a rule, I just don’t sleep well at night.  The hours of 3:00 – 5:00 a.m. are usually my time to get caught up on work, reading and watching news reports, and worry.  Usually,…
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