Category: Random Thoughts

She was…

She was. It’s the middle of the night. She can’t sleep. She lies awake and her demons haunt her. She tells herself over and over to let them go. She prays. She dozes off then jolts awake. The recurring dream. Panic. Sweat. Heart racing fear. She takes in deep breaths trying to slow her heart, ...

Sedona, Arizona

  Sedona, Arizona was on my bucket list and we finally made it happen! To say I fell in love is an understatement. The moment we got home, we booked our return trip for January 2019. ❤️ We arrived in the evening and we were welcomed by one of the famous Sedona sunsets. We stayed ...

Mamma Mia! – The Ordway

The Ordway kicks off their 2018-19 Broadway Series perfectly with the Tony Award-winning musical, Mamma Mia!. Incredible show, cast, and music! I know most of the world knows the story but here’s a quick overview. 😉 A cherished story of friendship, love, and family set on a beautiful Greek island where a mother, her daughter, and ...

Carmen – Mill City Summer Opera

Music by Georges Bizet | Libretto by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy Experience Carmen under the stars at Mill City Museum! The Mill City Summer Opera is a show that I look forward to every year. It’s such a unique experience. There’s something about being out in the fresh air, in the historic ruins of Mill City ...

West Side Story – Guthrie Theater

Leonard Bernstein would have been 100 this year. His daughter shared a beautiful memory about her father. He believed that if he “just wrote a good enough melody that maybe he could heal the world”. Maybe the world isn’t completely healed but the moment that I sat in the Wurtele Thrust Theater, the music filling ...

Best Friends Day

Today is Best Friends Day! Throughout my life, my pets have always brought me joy, made me laugh and offered so much love and friendship. Best Friends Day is all about honoring our pets. I remember seeing Best Friends Animal Society on National Geographic and thinking….someday, I need to go there. That day finally happened ...

A chance to turn it all around

Every passing moment is another chance to turn it all around. -Sofia, Vanilla Sky This is one of my favorite quotes and one that I try to keep top of mind. My blog has felt like a mountain lately (eh-um or maybe the last year). I’m not sure why….there are lots of reasons I guess ...