Upright and Breathing

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!”  ~Steve Maraboli~ Words to remember, to live by. Often, I am asked by friends, family and acquaintances when meeting, “How are you doing?” Sometimes I answer with, “Awesome! I am awesome!” Sometimes I answer with, “Good, I can’t complain.” Sometimes I answer with, “Hey, I’m upright and breathing. Life is good.” SometimesRead more

Upright Victory

Victory!  Forget the sad times. This week’s photo challenge is all about revelling in a win. There are days when the victory comes in breathing, in being alive, having the opportunity to stand under a hot shower on a cold autumn day, or allowing the first steaming cup of vanilla caramel coffee to warm the innards. The victory intensifies when a typical Friday the 13th conjures a laugh and the knowledge that the black-cat day doesn’t last forever. Victory is inRead more