The Help of Others

“No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” — Alfred North Whitehead I really like this quotation.  In a world where many seem to believe they not only can but do achieve everything on their own,  we need to be reminded ofContinue reading “The Help of Others”

It Takes a Village: Music Teachers

When someone says they’ve accomplished everything in life with no help  they must have a short memory.  It takes a village to raise a child and keep adults on track.  This is a tribute to some of the people in my village. Music teachers have played an important part in my life.   Mrs. Partridge was my violinContinue reading “It Takes a Village: Music Teachers”

Celebrate the Small Things: Cake

Most people celebrate special occasions with cake.  At our house cake is a reason for celebration all its own.   And why not? This week I made a carrot cake and we are still celebrating.  Click here for my Carrot Cake Recipe and you can join the celebration. There is a weekly Blog Hop at ScribblingsContinue reading “Celebrate the Small Things: Cake”

It Really is the Little Things

When I was young money was tight, but no matter how poor we were mom made a special holiday dessert.  I loved her Christmas Jell-O®. It was just the red and green stuff we ate the rest of the year cut into cubes with dollops of whipped cream, but it was beautiful, and always served in aContinue reading “It Really is the Little Things”