Linda’s Black & White vs. Color Photo Challenge

The amazing Dragon Queen, a.k.a Linda, over at   started a fun black and white vs. color photo challenge!  Grab your camera and join in on the fun!


As you can see, by the smile on her face, Ophe loves the snow!


Which one is your favorite?

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…




The Gift of Gratitude: Murphy

Today celebrates Day 19 of my 31 Days of Gratitude: Murphy


I can’t imagine my life without this little buddy!  Murphy, our Australian Labradoodle, turned 1-year-old on October 15!  What an exciting year of growth it has been!


img_4072Murphy is filled with joy!  He is one happy doggie!  I am blessed to have him as my shadow.  Who knows, maybe a “Murphy Jr.” will be in my future!


“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling the emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” ~Thom Jones

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…