Slow But Sure – Rainbow of Emotions Quilt Update

February 2 2019:

…. from Gerry … “Progress…slow but sure.”

February 4 2019:

Gerry update!! “This is what I’ve been working on this snowy afternoon: So many little shapes to sew around!”

Are you interested in having a 3X3 Quilt of this or one of Lillian’s other abstract art pieces? Let us know in the comments. xoxo

Television Can Be Very Educating

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” -Groucho Marx … Quote and photography from the book, Biggest Little Photographer by Thomas Darnell

Go here if you’d like to have a book for yourself or someone you love … Thank you! xoxo

Tiny Home Living – Update

January 27 2019:

It’s been 3 years since I’ve posted an update about this … Thought it was about time! xoxo

The Top Six Lessons Learned from Tiny Home Living …. As a Family of Three

The last update I wrote about our tiny home living was at four months. Here we are going into our fourth year! I feel we are long overdue for an update. It’s been so long in coming partly due to the fact that I truly thought we would only be here one year, two years at the most and partly due to procrastination….

The Top Six Lessons Learned from Tiny Home Living …. As a Family of Three


Tibetan Monks of Gaden Shartse – Empowerment and Healing Ceremony

January 19 2019:

Last night I took part in a Manjushri Empowerment Ceremony with the Tibetan Monks of Gaden Shartse. During the ceremony the mantra and powerful energy of Manjushri are transmitted to the attendees. It was an amazing and beautiful experience.

I barely moved for the entire hour long ceremony. It was like a deep, interactive meditation as we were called upon to visualize certain aspects of the ceremony.

Manjushri is a wisdom deity of Tibetan Buddhism, or a Bodhisattva (Great Being) who wields a powerful sword used to cut through ignorance.

Mostly, I already fall asleep and sleep pretty good; yet, last night I felt light as air as I got into bed and drifted to sleep. And, had a peaceful and restful full night’s sleep.

We also got to view the progress of the ….

Manjushri Empowerment Ceremony and Vajravidarana Healing Ceremony with the Tibetan Monks of Gaden Shartse


Colorado Springs – What Places Should We Visit

What should we do and see? The Chromosome 18 conference is in Colorado Springs this July. I’m so excited for this one as I’ve longed to visit there!

Any suggestions for places we should visit? And, also suggestions for any place that I should visit for some me time? Thank you!! 💜🙏

Featured on The Writer’s Corner: Poetry & Inspiration from Author Camilla Downs

I am so incredibly grateful to Tania Marie for featuring me in her “Writer’s Corner” series.

Her words sang a beautiful love song to my heart and soul … ” …. The connection the three of them have together is one of balancing teaching and leading, with learning and guidance. It has taken them to dark depths and soaring heights together. It is through their devotion and commitment to each other and themselves that they support the blossoming of one another and are spreading love to the world … ” Visit the link to read more … xoxo

Monday Musings ~ The Writer’s Corner: Poetry & Inspiration from Author Camilla Downs