How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie It’s been a long long time since I have read this book. I’ve seen it pop up more than once recently and I think it’s great. If you are in need of a book that will change your life and the way you see the […]

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Cicero This is one of my favorite quotes of all times. Even when I was young I’d read all the time. That hasn’t changed. The only thing that has changed is the fact that I need to figure out how to make time to […]

Alice Herz-Sommer – The Lady in Number 6

A Story about Survival, Love, Passion and Music I hope you have tissues ready. I really do. I found this video a while back and have been watching it repeatedly for the last week. Growing up in Germany, you learn about the war, the concentrations camps, you read books, you discuss, you learn, you visit […]

The Legacy I’ll Leave My Children

It was my daughters 11th birthday last Saturday and it didn’t hit me until today, when I read a post about leaving your legacy by the lovely ladies from Ask Ajna, how fast time has gone by. It feels like it was yesterday (yes, so much cliché) when I found out I was pregnant, gave birth 9 […]

Beautiful Instruments Play Notes Right to the Heart

This beauty was used to play Ave Maria at the last wedding I was fortunate enough to photograph. A single instrument and wonderful person was all it took to silence a whole church initially. Within a minute most (including myself) had tears in their eyes. Music speaks to the soul, it makes you feel more […]