The difference a year! or two… time does fly. Milestones; although usually celebratory, aren’t always ‘great’, but almost certainly are those moments one recognizes nothing will even be the same.
One year ago 8/24/2015 (ok,
2+ 3+ at this posting-I’ve been away, you may not have noticed 😔 ) found One Woman quietly sipping Starbucks Flatwhite, extra hot. The quiet morning gently unfurled, the neighborhood not yet fully alive.
My own newly (again) empty nest, peaceful. A new start all around. I? In a beautiful newly built, turn-key home. (nearly 3 years now!)
Handy man ✋ Chef. #TheNewManRightInFrontOfme #Grillmaster
Out of so much collective ‘drama’, so many ‘mishaps’, how can come so much joy?
Amen. ⤴⤴⤴ Notice on one of my lovely school sites. 🚫 Zero Drama Tolerance Policy. 🙌🙌
We’ve had our fair share. As I’m sure have you.
This post is a stake in the ground- we’ve chosen to lean in ; to growth, to learn from mistakes, mishaps, to celebrate getting from there to here while celebrating happy milestones and good health.
Well, enough of the words, you know what they say about a picture? How about a few more-from here to there.
From Kurios to Kona.
A ‘few’ continuing ed. classes. He helps me study…aka “doing the – 🏫 school finance budgeting- math.” 💫
Thanks to these two, some faces to the admin. cohort. Kathy (middle) our Academic -Internship Advisor 2016-17. Cindy, local teacher extraordinaire.
Steel sharpens steel. ie, surround yourself with those Smarter and more experienced. ☑
This and that. #My2TallSons Who spark adventure, intelligent conversation and creativity
From small towns to the big city- #My2TallSons Adventure on.
#TheNewManRightInFrontOfMe ? He sticks around. Which I totally appreciate. 💕
#TheNewManRightInFrontOfMe , welcomed his first grandchild – on the lookout for number two at his homestead.
Cuteness right there (-might be a bit partial.)
When she was young ( and containable) 2017.
Milestones aplenty, milestones galore!
How about you?
What God brings together. For His purposes. Markers of moments. Celebrate. 💫
Milestones, although usually celebratory, aren’t always ‘great’. Those #2 ⬇⬇⬇⬇ moments marking changes or stages can be defining incredible sorrow or loss. Choose Joy.
No matter what Life brings, learn from, Lean In .
Until next time,
Shandra Lee “she knew joy was one of her best accessories, so she made up her mind to wear it every day.” once again.