Viva la Bombas!

Observation: 1. My stove, Mr Hartman doesn’t always light up easily. 2. Fire starters work but it gets  expensive. 3. Candles leave a lot of leftovers. 4. Egg cartons can be used for more than planting seeds. 5. Corks look like pellets to make a fire. Solution: Of course I made firebombs! The best firebombsContinue reading “Viva la Bombas!”

GRATITUDE

The keyword to life is gratitude; Gratitude for what I have Gratitude for what I don’t have to suffer Gratitude for what I survived Gratitude that it wasn’t worse Gratitude because it was lovely Gratitude, no matter how small – even if you have to search for it… …because gratitude grows, it fills your heartContinue reading “GRATITUDE”

THE TREASURE BOX

THE TREASURE BOX The treasure box is where we keep our dreams. Every single one that ever passed our mind, no matter how small. They all go in the treasure box until it’s time to make them real. Sometimes they lie there for a long time, but no matter how much time that passes, theyContinue reading “THE TREASURE BOX”

All those little learnings add up

After each day I think about what I have learned. It’s important to me and I make it a point to learn something every day, no matter how small or mundane. The willingness to learn is how you learn, you start paying attention to both your surroundings and what goes on in your head. YouContinue reading “All those little learnings add up”

55 – The age of Freedom

I am 55 years old and I feel like my life just started. When I was a child and a young girl I had such dreams but I was also extremely shy and insecure, so the dreams stayed just that – dreams, my fears were very effective. The few times I voiced my dreams, IContinue reading “55 – The age of Freedom”

The Heart of a Woman

Men fight for power, women fight for life. Woman fights to carry and give birth to the life in her womb. She fights to feed and keep safe the child she brought to life. When men fight for the power, woman suffers the death of the fighting men, for all these men were brought forth throughContinue reading “The Heart of a Woman”

The difference between letting go and running away

The one thing I learned in my turbulent life was to let go – of everything. I was moved between countries, between homes, between schools and every time all was lost; not only friends and places but also things. My magic boxes full of little insignificant treasures, my clothes, my toys. The first time IContinue reading “The difference between letting go and running away”

What you readers seem to like

Over the last weeks, when I haven’t been writing so much, I have tried to get a handle on what you guys like to read about. Lately it is mostly Essential oil profiles and skin care, so that is what I will be concentrating on for a while. This fits beautifully since I am workingContinue reading “What you readers seem to like”

Happy New Year!

When I was a child, or even a young woman, everything took time. Television was channel 1 and, great luxury, channel 2! Phoning was expensive and kept to a minimum. We wrote letters which traveled for days and responses were not expected to be fast. As a child, if you were separated from a friendContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

Merry Christmas

For the last few years my Christmas’ have been so different each year and always unexpected. This year is no different and to my surprise I find myself hosting a dinner in my house for those people who chose to be with me this year. I have come to realize that though the idea ofContinue reading “Merry Christmas”