Mama Used to Say: ‘Your Tank is on Empty’

One of many of Mama's infamous phrases was, "Ann, your tank is on empty." As I reflect on this last year there have been a plethora (sp) of phrases that have entered my mind which my Mama used in conversation; I am astounded that I understood anything she said in my childhood. I certainly have… Continue reading Mama Used to Say: ‘Your Tank is on Empty’

Why Do I Create?

As an artist, I absolutely love to create and enjoy being called to be God's paintbrush. I am one of many folks in this world, no doubt, who feel that calling. It's my life purpose. Truly, I love giving. I'm honored to be asked for my art to be donated for auctions. It brings me… Continue reading Why Do I Create?

Questions to Ask in the Classroom of Silence

Our priest asked us to consider some thought provoking questions back in January of 2017. Matthew Kelly created a list of 13 questions to be seriously considered. Father Brannen suggested writing the answers down as they would help us to become the 'best version of ourselves.' I had truly forgotten about all of it: the… Continue reading Questions to Ask in the Classroom of Silence

“Maybe Later On Another Day”

Born February 2, 1928, our Mama, Mary Lillis Kelly Lindsay Fleming (mouthful there:) would have been 91 today. Happy heavenly birthday to the wonderful woman I was honored to call my MOM. Mom lit up like a candle when she danced. She glowed with joy and happiness. It was beautiful for me to watch her,… Continue reading “Maybe Later On Another Day”