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A moment to SHiNE

A moment to SHiNE
"So the story goes that this incredibly courageous woman named Laurie Hissey sat on many days in the cancer center of her local hospital receiving treatment or medicines aimed at retaliating against her diagnosis...

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small business saturday, typical.

small business saturday, typical.

So here's how my Small Business Saturday went, I thought I'd share because it's such a perfect small business story.  The lock to The Shop had been sticking a little so I went to the hardware store for some WD40, as you do.  Bar Harbor is a seasonal town, and...

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Inspiration - Cecelia's name and generations...

Inspiration - Cecelia's name and generations...

My daughter turned 9 this week. Her birthday has me reflecting about what it's been like watching her grow, and all the inspiration she has given me. One thing that I keep coming back to is how much she reminds me of my Grandmother, who she is named after.         ...

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Some Birthstones...

Some Birthstones...

...are my favorites. And they happen to butt right up against each other. Sapphire for September, and Opal for October.    Sapphire is my own birthstone but that's not the only reason I love it. Supposedly, sapphires represent truth, faithfulness and sincerity. And navy blue happens to be the signature...

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