Author Archives: Toni Kelly

Power of the Pen

I watched an old favorite of mine this weekend, a movie called Dangerous Beauty about a Venetian courtesan and poetess, Veronica Franco. Beyond it being a romantic movie, what I really love about this movie is the use of words. … Continue reading

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Zombie Life

So I’ve been reading books about Minecraft lately. Not because I’ve taken up some special interest about zombies and skeletons but because my son is into the game (yes, I do limit his electronics exposure) and I thought it might … Continue reading

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Tune Out the Noise

At the time I’m writing this post, this week has been fairly quiet—and thank goodness for that as it has left me more time to simply enjoy life! Last week was busy enough to last me the next couple months. … Continue reading

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Love You

First off, I want to start off by sending well wishes to all those affected by Hurricane Florence this past weekend. I realize this was “only” a category 1 hurricane as it made landfall, but as someone who now lives … Continue reading

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Can Nature Nuture?

Can green really mean calm, better, nourishing? I heard the most fascinating podcast this week on Hidden Brain. The episode is called Our Better Nature and it asks the question about humans flourishing in our natural habitat, meaning because we … Continue reading

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The Perfect People

What if this world were filled with only superefficient and highly motivated people? We’d all wake up each day, get in a morning workout, eat healthy and be productive all day until we went to sleep. I woke up this … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Days

Have you taken the time recently to think about what makes a day good or bad? These days, we move at such a fast pace that it seems unlikely many of us slow down to reflect on how we’d judge … Continue reading

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