Trust the Universe

7 ways to stay happy

2 weeks ago Rosie 0
I’m not blind to the goings on of the world. I see climate change and human discord. As an optimist, however, I choose how to react to the news of the world. Read that again.     I CHOOSE how to react to the news of the world.   You see, no matter what happens Read More

6 ways to help hurricane victims from your home

2 weeks ago Rosie 0
We can help others wherever we are.   Many people are being displaced and evacuated during the recent hurricane, and others have been homeless for some time. Here are some ways you can help from your home: Soap and toothpaste Water everywhere, but not much to drink and use to clean. Do you have a Read More

You Can Do It! National Day of Encouragement

1 year ago Rosie 0
If you can dream it, you can do it. That statement has been attributed to many men, including Walt Disney and Enzo Ferrari. No one really knows where it originated. Perhaps a prehistoric man said it to his son, as the boy looked at the night sky and began to draw figures on a cave wall. I do Read More

Knitting without fingers, living without limits.

2 years ago Rosie 0
Without. The word can mire you in a quicksand of sorrow. Or it can inspire you to obtain success. Canadian Jennifer Marquis chose the latter. She has lived and thrived without fingers her entire life. And she knits. “I have what is called a bi-lateral congenital hand defect, which in layman’s terms basically means: No Read More

Snow days and elephants

2 years ago Rosie 0
Today is a snow day. Actually, it is a day of freezing rain, but the schools are closed and that means I will not make trips to spend time with two little boys before and after school. I say “spend time” because “babysit” because the term is painful to an 8-year-old and 10-year-old, and “caretaker” Read More

Captain Mindfulness – the next superhero?

2 years ago Rosie 0
The word “mindfulness” can be found in every form of media – but do we really know its true meaning? I have always understood the word to mean “the act of being present and aware.” Others explain mindfulness as a sort of omnipotence, an ability to step away form your body and observe its reactions to Read More

Trust the Universe: A view from the hill

2 years ago Rosie 0
Sometimes, quotes or sayings can help us redirect our thinking, or pull us out of a mind rut. And sometimes, a mixed-up quote is even better. The other day I went to a local drugstore to pick up a few things. The drugstore recently changed its reward card program, mistyping my email address into the Read More

Feeding the rice – what message will we give to ourselves?

2 years ago Rosie 0
During a conversation with Michael the other day, we touched on manifesting our goals and the power of thought. Michael had attended a few optimism sessions with me, which focused on getting past limiting beliefs and emotions. During the session I presented the late Dr. Masaru Emoto’s water and rice experiments. Dr. Emoto had studied the effects Read More

Think about it – and it will come.

3 years ago Rosie 1
Have you ever thought about someone you haven’t spoken to in a while, and within days you receive a call from that person? Perhaps you suggested an outcome to someone, then after the fact said “I just knew it would happen!” Have you worried and worried over something going wrong – and it did? Good Read More

3 Ways to Find Daily Happiness

3 years ago Rosie 0
    Look inside. Many people say, “When I am (blank),” or, “When I have (blank), I will be happy.” They would have better success by changing that statement to, “Now I am happy, and I will have (blank).” Happiness is not created by obtaining items or having successes. They are created and obtained through Read More

Hey! Over here!

3 years ago Rosie 0
This blog has hibernated for a few years, but now it is stumbling out of its den, yawning with hiber-hangover and hungry for new adventures.  The original blog moved from to this beautiful new domain. The view is amazing here. So welcome back! Or forward. Read More

A house of my own

3 years ago Rosie 0
“No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have but a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property. “ ~Charles Dudley Warner.   Update: I am selling a Read More

Glove is All You Need

8 years ago Rosie 1
Love and a glove. The last few weeks have been filled with truck repair and inspection, settling into a new – although temporary – place, and looking for work in Montpelier. I have also worked to meet people and become a part of the community. Recently I met a city official, who told me about Read More

Ewe Go, Girl!

8 years ago Rosie 0
The weekend flew by with a fun evening in Lebanon, NH on Saturday. We were able to attend a sold-out Indigo Girls concert held in the Lebanon Opera House. The Indigo Girls had the entire house on their feet by the end, grooving to their sweet old late-80s folky songs, but concert opener Lucy Wainwright Read More

A little green and a little street scene.

8 years ago Rosie 0
Check out this eco-entertainer: Steve was voted a Fast 50 Favorite by readers of Fast Company Magazine. He helps teach children that it’s actually easy being green! Steve explains in his bio at that he turned to magic to help him with dyslexia. After earning a degree in theatre, Steve performed as a Read More