The Holiday About Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mamacita says:  Why is this day a holiday in most communities?  Why does Martin Luther King, Jr. merit a holiday? This day is a holiday because intelligent, sensitive, educated people understand that today deserves respect because a man who dedicated … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: New Beginnings and Fresh Starts

Mamacita says:  It’s the first Saturday of the new year – it’s time for some fresh starts. Let’s all try to give ourselves, and each other, a break, shall we, and start fresh with things that need a fresh start. It’s … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Christmas

Mamacita says: It’s been a while since I’ve done Quotation Saturday. I’ve missed it. I hope you have, too.  So often, we struggle with what to say about things we feel deeply and sincerely about, and then we find that … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Snow

Mamacita says:  The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful winter day, but the forecast is for heavy snowfall, starting in a few hours.  This is Southern Indiana, where the weather changes on a dime; plus, it just FEELS like … Continue reading

It’s the Journey, not the Destination

Mamacita says:  I love these days leading up to Christmas more than any other time of the year. I love the planning. I love the baking. I love the making lists and checking them twice. I love the shopping, which … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: Part the Second

Mamacita says:  Cultivate an attitude of gratitude on Thanksgiving, and use it all the days of your life. Thanksgiving isn’t really just one day, you know. It’s just the one day wherein we are all reminded that EVERY day is … Continue reading