Category Archives: Serendipity

Serendipity means a “happy accident” or “pleasant surprise”; a fortunate mistake. Specifically, the accident of finding something good or useful while not specifically searching for it.

Sign

Pre-op visit to the hospital this morning, I still wasn’t convinced I should go ahead with it. I admit, I was looking for a sign, some answer to my decision. I visited with Dr. Brumley (right) and turned to leave … Continue reading

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Horse sense

I’ve been thinking about my horse-riding days when I owned Pride of Nebraska, a 16-hand quarter horse. Rich had bought some knives online recently and gave one to me–a wrangler’s knife that has a hoof pick on it. It called … Continue reading

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The whole experience

I don’t get attached to too many things, especially when I have started down the path of minimalism. I am trying to implement the habit of getting rid of one thing if I bring something new into the house. But…I … Continue reading

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Ask and ye shall receive

My first opportunity today to see the extended 10-day forecast covering New Year’s Day. It reminded me of when I received Divine assistance in selling my house in Texas. There was no doubt that it was with His help. After … Continue reading

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1 Cor. 10:13

Hooray for me! Everyone is always bringing in goodies to share… Today I was in the break-room with a lone cupcake staring at me–my favorite too: chocolate with vanilla frosting. I picked it up, started to tear away the cupcake … Continue reading

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kindred spirit

I’ve been hitting up people I know for donations to the Chamber of Commerce Auction. I got a friend of a friend to donate one of his paintings and went by his house to pick it up. I’d never actual … Continue reading

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Tim Tam is calling me…

I had never heard of this product before until yesterday when it came up twice in a few hours. The first was in a book I’m reading, The Trail of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz:  David poured us both a … Continue reading

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Arts wow

I’ve been thinking about what to paint for a contribution to an upcoming auction and saw a book in the library that fueled my inspiration. (Abstracts : 50 inspirational projects by Rolina vanVliet). The book helped me decide on a … Continue reading

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Right place right time

This accident in Buellton, CA provided an opportunity for a synchronicious rescue. The BMW with a mother and two children inside were rear-ended by a trailer truck. They were pushed half-way through the rail and dangled over the ravine below. … Continue reading

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different pink blankie

Took in the Jubilee semi-annual garage sale during my 4 mile run this morning. Found a few treasures, one of which was this pitcher which is almost identical to the one I inherited from my Gramma Grant which got broken … Continue reading

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