A beautiful moment

Today’s #OneGoodThing was sharing this special cuddle with Paisley. Day 172 of 365. And Day 903 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Eating from our garden 2 years ago today: Beauty in a friend’s garden What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Advertisements

Candy-like cantaloupe

This evening I cut up the most delicious cantaloupe we’ve EVER eaten. The variety is called Sugar Kiss and they’re grown in central California. I found them at our local organic food market — Mama and I are now obsessed! We couldn’t stop talking about the incredible sweet, pure, and crisp flavor. This wee melon tastes…

New pharmacy and lab

Our hospital recently opened a new building with medical offices, imaging, lab, and pharmacy — and it is around the corner from our home. Today was my first trip there; it took me about four minutes to get from our driveway to the new building. Parking was easy (a massive improvement over all the other local…

Day 900

Today’s #OneGoodThing is reaching the 900-day milestone of finding and writing about surprising silver linings. I hope this blog project has helped you recognize something good in whatever challenges you face. Day 169 of 365. And Day 900 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Surviving the heat wave 2 years ago today: Vision Come…

Rewatching a favorite

We adore the comedy-drama series called “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” Based on the books by Alexander McCall Smith, the TV series stars the gorgeous and fierce Jill Scott as the brilliant detective. Mama and I watched the pilot episode again tonight and remembered how much we love this show! Today’s #OneGoodThing was watching an old favorite…

Early infusion

Having spent more time on the bathroom floor the last three weeks due to a flare of my Crohn’s Disease, I was thrilled to snag a cancellation at my hospital’s Infusion Center and get in for my treatment early. For nearly a year, I’ve been receiving regular infusions of generic Remicade, a TNF (tumor necrosis factor)…

Pulling carrots

Today’s #OneGoodThing was our first carrot harvest! Mama and I grew these babies from seeds, and it was fun to see the bright orange appear as we pulled them from the depths of the soil this evening. We welcome your favorite carrot recipes in the comments!!! Seriously, this large pile of carrots is only half of our…